Press Releases

Archive of official University press releases

2017

Local enterprise funding for the University’s new Vinson Centre (2 February 2016)
Buckingham bucks the UCAS trend (2 February 2017)
University of Buckingham to become Europe’s first Positive University (25 January 2017)

2016

University mourns the loss of Joanna Seldon (13 December 2016)
Sir Anthony Seldon calls for Well-being League Table in Schools on a par with Exam League Table (10 October 2016)
Earliest journey in British history unearthed (8 October 2016)
Buckingham leads the way for campus safety (19 September 2016)
Unbeatable line-up for inaugural Buckingham Festival of Higher Education (8 September 2016)
University of Buckingham tops National Student Survey for student satisfaction with highest ever score (10 August 2016)
Buckingham first offical club partner of MK Dons (3 August 2016)
Appointment of Dr Juan Castañeda as the Director of the Institute of International Monetary Research (6 January 2016)

2015

The University of Buckingham launches new entrepreneurial Masters Course with KPMG Enterprise (10 November 2015)
Margaret Thatcher Centre to be Sited at University Of Buckingham (3 November 2015)
Stone Age “eco” home found at Stonehenge dig (29 October 2015)
Sir Anthony Seldon gives China a lesson in education (22 October 2015)
Crisis in university mental health (16 October 2015)
The University of Buckingham is awarded Times University of the Year Award for Teaching Quality (18 September 2015)
University of Buckingham is the safest place to study (7 September 2015)
University of Buckingham tops National Student Survey (NSS) for student satisfaction (12 August 2015)
MA in the Art Market and History of Collecting (28 July 2015)
iPGCE wins General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS) accreditation (13 July 2015)
University of Buckingham top for graduate employability (2 July 2015)
Institute of Monetary Research launched (11 June 2015)
Appointment of Sir Anthony Seldon as Vice-Chancellor (16 April 2015)
University of Buckingham Honorary Graduates (21 March 2015)
First University of Buckingham Medical School Honorary Award Ceremony (20 March 2015)
Ten point plan to cut 10,000 unnecessary cancer deaths in the UK (26 January 2015)
Solve the Mystery of Edwin Drood (5 January 2015)
University of Buckingham opens the UK’s first independent medical school (5 January 2015)

2014

New MOOC unearths the secrets of Stonehenge (2 December 2014)
University of Buckingham Forms Development Board to Raise Funds for Medical School (3 July 2014)
Stonehenge dig: latest findings (1 May 2014)
Prospective Medical Students Visit The University Of Buckingham For Medical School Open Day (16 January 2014)
Original Hockney art published in new book about smoking (10 January 2014)
What the Dickens is in the attic? (2 January 2014)

2013

University of Buckingham launches Centre for Extractive Energy Studies (18 December 2013)
University of Buckingham students and staff to benefit from partnership agreement with Santander (12 December 2013)
New automotive course has driving ambition to tackle global skills shortage (28 October 2013)
Frogs legs found at Mesolithic dig serve up a culinary dilemma for Anglo French relations (15 October 2013)
Cryptic crossword solvers show excellent problem solving abilities (20 September 2013)
Launch of the UK’s first independent medical school (27 August 2013)
University scores top marks for graduate job prospects (4 July 2013)
Michael Gove backs University of Buckingham MEd course (14 June 2013)
Guardian League Tables (5 June 2013)
Buckingham Bullets bring cheer to the University (20 May 2013)
University buys Ford Meadow football ground (16 May 2013)
Scholarships for local students (29 April 2013)
Honorary Graduate Award for John Bercow (16 March 2013)
The wooden mouse – “Wouse” – that won’t leave you all in a sweat (16 March 2013)

2012

CEER Press Release: Ofsted Missing the Point of Teacher Training (16 November 2012)
Buckingham Tops Student Satisfaction Poll (27 September 2012)
Lord Young to visit the University of Buckingham (13 July 2012)
University of Buckingham Press: New 11+ Practice Scheme (10 May 2012)
Apocalypse Calypso: Poems by Graham Roos Out Now (9 May 2012)
Bertie Graduates at 90 (23 March 2012)
The University of Buckingham Honours Lady Barbara Judge CBE and Professor Philip James CBE (15 March 2012)

2011

Astrobiology comes to Buckingham (13 October 2011)
Portrait Unveiling: Sir Martin Jacomb, former Chancellor of the University of Buckingham (6 October 2011)
The University of Buckingham Appoints Creative Artist in Residence (12 September 2011)
Buckingham Tops Student Satisfaction Poll Sixth Year in a Row (17 August 2011)
Where is the best teacher training: Oxford, Cambridge or Billericay? (11 August 2011)
Disabled Drivers – A Neglected Community? (11 August 2011)
The Italian TrioBotticelli, Michelangelo and Fra Angelico (29 July 2011)
Buckingham comes of age (23 June 2011)
Universities Week Events (14 June 2011)
Author Alexander McCall Smith to give lecture tonight at University of Buckingham entitled: ‘Inventing People’ (31 May 2011)
Former Chief Inspector of Schools to receive Honorary Degree (4 May 2011)
Bursaries available at Buckingham (14 April 2011)
The University of Buckingham Honours Baroness Helena Kennedy and Lord Lawson (23 February 2011)
Buckingham goes to Africa (14 February 2011)

2010

Honorary Degrees to be awarded on 26 and 27 February 2010 (26 February 2010)
Book launch: Classical Liberalism in the 21st Century (19 January 2010)

2009

University of Buckingham welcomes Government cuts (23 December 2009)
The University of Buckingham’s Directory of Experts (3 December 2009)
Book launch: Don’t Fence Me In: Essays on the Rational Truant (9 November 2009)
MSc in International Financial Services (23 October 2009)
Public lecture by Dr Terence Kealey (13 October 2009)
The University of Buckingham welcomes The Right Honourable John Bercow MP to give public lecture (28 September 2009)
University of Buckingham enters Sunday Times league tables (15 September 2009)
The University of Buckingham is delighted to announce the launch of its MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors (9 September 2009)
University of Buckingham appoints Visiting Fellow in Automotive Logistics (24 August 2009)
Buckingham’s Applications Bonanza (21 August 2009)
Clearing at the University of Buckingham (20 August 2009)
Places available at university free of government cuts (17 August 2009)
University of Buckingham Medical School announces the validation of a new Diploma in the Study of Integrated Medicine (DipSIM) (9 July 2009)
Alumnus’ new enterprise (7 July 2009)
GW expands cannabinoid research in the field of diabetes and metabolic disease (16 June 2009)
Going for gold in the Cultural Olympics (30 April 2009)
Sir Stuart Hampson, former Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, will officially launch the CIM Study Centre on Thursday 23 April (8 April 2009)
New journal launch by the University of Buckingham Press (12 March 2009)
Classical Liberalism in the 21st Century (10 March 2009)
Honorary Degrees to be awarded on 27 and 28 February 2009 (24 February 2009)
Success of Specialist Schools an Illusion (22 January 2009)

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