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Buckingham bucks the trend for admissions

7 February 2019

Buckingham is bucking the trend with applications by being up 25% at a time where UK figures for admission are almost static, a report by UCAS reveals. The report published by UCAS shows that there has been a record number of international…

Buckingham praised for its high standards in the Lords

1 February 2019

The University of Buckingham has been commended in the House of Lords during a debate on two-year degrees. A former Vice-Chancellor of Buckingham, Lord Luce, said: “Buckingham is near the top or often at the top for student satisfaction according to the National…

Prep school children more likely to talk in Cockney than the Queen’s English

30 January 2019

Far from being the Queen’s English, prep school language shows that it has its origins in Cockney Rhyming Slang, research from the University of Buckingham reveals. The new findings, by Professorial Research Fellow in Humanities at the University of Buckingham, Graeme Davis, show…

UK’s first Data Science apprenticeship at Masters Level

28 January 2019

The University of Buckingham has launched the country’s first ever Data Science apprenticeship at Masters Level to combat an urgent shortage of people with skills in this area. It will be first time the University of Buckingham has offered an…

University of Buckingham Lecturer wins international photography award

21 December 2018

Visiting Lecturer in Photojournalism, Justine Kibler beats over 300 entries to win an international award for her photograph of a school girl discussing sexual harassment. The winning image displays the extraordinary moment a young girl stands up in front of…

UK first: University of Buckingham health sciences campus opens in Crewe

10 December 2018

The University of Buckingham has signed a landmark international deal to open a new health science campus in Crewe, Cheshire, in a UK first. Welcoming UK and international students from September 2019, the facility will offer degrees in Biomedical Sciences…

Engineers drill hole in the Stonehenge structure

6 December 2018

University of Buckingham archaeologist David Jacques has called for an investigation after Highways Agency engineers accidentally drilled a hole through a 6,000-year-old structure at Stonehenge while carrying out a survey for the proposed tunnel. The area, Blick Mead, is the earliest…

Buckingham launches new centre for economics and entrepreneurship

28 November 2018

The University of Buckingham has unveiled its new £8 million Vinson Building which will house the Vinson Centre for Economics and Entrepreneurship, the first of its kind in the UK. The opening ceremony was led by the Lord Vinson and…

Healthy lifestyle sessions to take centre stage at Freshers 2019

9 November 2018

The University of Buckingham is increasing its focus on healthy lifestyle information sessions for students to underline its policy of encouraging young people to flourish personally as well as academically during their studies. Interactive workshops, which take place during Freshers…

Alumnus appointed as Riesener Project Coordinator at the Wallace Collection

2 November 2018

Congratulations to Alexander Collins, MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors alumnus, for his recent appointment as Riesener Project Coordinator at the Wallace Collection. The Riesener Project is a collaboration between The Wallace Collection, the Royal Collection Trust and Waddesdon Manor,…