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25 October 2021

Renovation of Students’ Union at Tanlaw Mill underway

Our exciting new project to upgrade and renovate our Students’ Union at Tanlaw Mill is officially underway. Work has begun to transform the look and feel of our Students’ Union, and further enhance the unique Buckingham student experience. We are…

13 September 2021

Chris Payne announcement on Matriculation and Graduation Ceremonies

I am pleased to announce that we will be hosting our first in-person Matriculation and Graduation Ceremonies in over 18 months. Matriculation will take place on Monday 11 October. Graduation Ceremonies will take place on Monday 25 October and Saturday…

8 September 2021

Reflecting on critical skills and how to build them

Rose Heathcote As one disruption after the next takes hold, we observe companies shifting into transformation-overdrive. They’re adapting their strategies and business models to deal with the demands from global crises, customers, competitors, governments and communities. There will always be…

3 September 2021

University of Buckingham launches AI and Innovation hub

The University of Buckingham School of Computing’s Centre for Artificial Intelligence and innovation hub was officially opened by Lord Clement Jones today. A former chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence, Lord Clement Jones was joined…

19 August 2021

Letter to international students from Michelle Donelan MP, Minister of State for Universities

Michelle Donelan MP, Minister of State for Universities, has written an open letter to all international students. A copy can be viewed below: Dear International Students, As the Universities Minister for England, I want to write directly to international students…

9 August 2021

Another Year of Grade Inflation?

A new report looking at the possible outcomes of this year’s A-levels suggests that if grade inflation once again prevails the situation would be so grave that the only way the leading universities will be able to pick the right…

4 August 2021

University of Buckingham partners with Lendwise to support accessibility

The University of Buckingham is partnering with private peer-to-peer student loan company Lendwise to help UK postgraduates and medical students finance their courses and maintenance. As government loans rarely cover the whole costs of tuition fees and maintenance, students must…

13 July 2021

Response to Department for Education consultation on reform of Initial Teacher Training

Professor Barnaby Lenon – Dean, Faculty of Education On 5 July the Government published a consultation on reforms to initial teacher training in England. The proposals, which come from a panel of only five people, represent a radical change to…

12 July 2021

Double degree programme launched in partnership with UFM University

The University of Buckingham is pleased to announce our new partnership with Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) in Guatemala. UFM are one of the leading universities in Central America, establishing an outstanding reputation for teaching and disseminating the ethical, legal, and…

9 July 2021

BARBRI collaborates with not-for-profit university to deliver SQE

Global legal training provider, BARBRI, has this week announced its collaboration with the University of Buckingham to support students undertaking Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) Prep courses and the California and New York Bar. This follows a series of collaborations announced…