The University of Derby is committed to supporting student-athletes in both their academic and sporting ambitions, driven by an athlete centred approach.
Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and a Top 30 UK University in the Guardian University Guide 2020, our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.
As a Top 50 sporting institution, The University of Derby is a hub for talented athletes and we are proud to join a community of TASS sites to support student-athletes in their dual career pathway. With a significant investment in high-class facilities, such as the Sports Centre and Human Performance Unit, sport science expertise and performance level coaches, we have a track record of supporting elite level athletes.
The Sports Scholarship programme aims to help our talented athletes realise their sporting potential and support them through their academic studies. Our athletes can access an impressive package of support tailored towards their needs, delivered by our experienced and qualified team.