University of Derby
Happiness score is 54 out of 100
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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About University of Derby

At the University of Derby, we have worked to build a powerful, regional university that addresses the needs of our students, the region and beyond. Recognised by the The Times Higher Education as one of the top 250 young universities in the world, our reputation for delivering excellence in research, knowledge exchange and teaching continues to grow. Our – 
Home of our Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering.Houses our engineering, computing and mathematics courses as well as art, design and media.We have a superb fitness suite and offer a range of weekly classes and social sport activities.Our fantastic £10.8 million Sports Centre is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.
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You all make the difference

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. We believe that if we attract the right people, motivate them and provide development in a supportive, friendly performance-focused environment, then together we will enjoy continuing success. Our staff love the work they do and the impact they have on the lives of our learners and the wider community. Our recent staff survey told us that 93% of staff have good work relationships, 80% are proud to work here and 73% get a sense of personal accomplishment from their role. We welcome new ideas that improve what we do and the way we do it, creating opportunities for you to make an impact and be recognised for it.

A University that celebrates you

Every aspect of our University is committed to promoting equality and diversity through inclusion. We understand that in order to thrive at work, inclusion engenders a sense of belonging and we recognise that wholeness at work is key to engagement and high performance. We encourage and enable our staff to celebrate the richness of their diversity, participating in staff networks, contributing to awareness raising and role modelling practices and behaviours consistent with our values. Throughout the year, we hold multiple events that champion equality, diversity, and inclusion; such as International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month, Black History Month, Disability History Month and LGBT History Month. We provide staff with a blended approach to staff development, offering a wealth of online and face-to-face resources, which are thought provoking and challenging in order to ensure that staff understand their responsibilities towards equality, diversity and inclusion. Working at the University is exciting and together, we will continually strive to make the University the most inclusive place it can be.

Be part of our passion for learning and research

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.