Welcome to Derby! Derby is one of 12 catered halls on University Park and offers both single study and shared bathroom bedrooms. Located near Sherwood and Lincoln Halls and the sports centre, Derby is also in easy walking distance of main campus buildings. A popular, busy, and large hall, Derby definitely offers a memorable first year experience. Derby is well known for its lively social scene and strong sporting traditions, we’re sure you will enjoy all that the hall has to offer.
Derby JCR Committee
The Current JCR Committee is in post until 31st October.
President: Harry Copson
The President is here to lead the JCR committee, liaise with the Hall Warden and Management, the Students’ Union and other stakeholders and represents your hall at the monthly Students’ Union Council.
Vice-President: Kieron Cooper
Responsible for the JCR’s website, publicity and communications, co-ordinates the JCR committee elections and undertakes all Presidential duties in the absence of the President.
Treasurer: Tom Wood
Prepares and manages the JCR budget, income and expenditure throughout the year and keeps the committee, residents, Students’ Union and University updated about the accounts.
Social Secretaries: Sophie Cooper and James Tilby-Jones
Plan and run activities and events in your hall, organises publicity and ticket selling for events and liaise with Karni and Week One Reps.
Sports Coordinator: Peter Small
Coordinates your Hall sporting events, liaises with team captains for the intra-mural sports league, organises equipment and kit for your hall sports teams and represents your hall sports through meetings with the Students’ Union.
Welfare Reps: Ollie Dennis and Fran Mckay
Look after the welfare needs of the residents in your hall, represents your Hall’s welfare concerns to Hall Management and the Students’ Union runs welfare campaigns and is a member of the Students’ Union Welfare Rep Network.
Environmental Officer: Jonathan Moody
Liaise with the Students’ Union Environmental and Social Justice Rep to raise awareness and campaign about environmental issues in your hall, represent your Hall’s environmental issues to Hall management and the Students’ Union.
News and Events
During the 2011/12 Academic year, Derby JCR ran many successful events including a Day of Fun, a break to Amsterdam, after formal socials and paintballing. See Jamie or Lucy, the JCR Social Secretaries, to find out what exciting events are lined up for your time in Derby!
Derby takes part in the Intra-Mural Sports (IMS) League, competing against other Halls and Societies. Teams include: Rugby Union 10s, Netball, Tennis and Basketball. Speak to Greg, the JCR Sports Coordinator, when you arrive to find out more about getting involved in these teams or other sports which the IMS League offers.