The traditional turning of the sod ceremony takes place at de Havilland Campus to mark the development of the new Law Court Building.
Professor Tim Wilson announces his intention to retire from his position as Vice-Chancellor after over nineteen years at the University.
The Forum opens on College Lane Campus, an 8,000 square metre entertainment venue designed to accommodate the widest possible range of entertainment for students and the community.
The Learning Resource Centre is renamed the Buxton Centre for Learning in honour of former Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Buxton. Prof. Buxton was awarded a Honorary Doctorate at the University 2009 award ceremonies.
Shortlisted for Times Higher Education University of the Year Award.
Formula Student Team win cup for 'Least Carbon Produced' for their Hydrogen Car at the Mechanical Engineers Formula Student competition. The car runs completely on renewable fuel and has no carbon dioxide emissions.
The MacLaurin building opens – named after the former Chancellor to support the University's business facing activities.