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29 May 2020

Ramadan in lockdown

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan came to an end last week with many celebrations going virtual due to the coronavirus (Covid-19). The fasting during the duration of the month is centred on feeding the spirituality within oneself. Although the…

27 May 2020

Professor John Clapham leaves the University of Buckingham

Professor John Clapham will leave the University of Buckingham on the 31 May 2020. John joined the university in 2013, working initially pro bono for the late Professor Mike Cawthorne to help draft a project plan for the intended medical school.…

21 May 2020

Medical students make calls to vulnerable residents shielding from coronavirus

  First and second year medical students from the University of Buckingham are making regular ‘check-in’ phone calls to local elderly and vulnerable residents who are shielding from Covid-19. Coordinated by Buckinghamshire Council’s Aylesbury Support Hub, a total of 21…

1 May 2020

Sir Anthony Seldon to leave the University of Buckingham

Sir Anthony Seldon will leave the University of Buckingham on 1st October having completed his five-year term as Vice-Chancellor.  During that time, the University has expanded; it has raised more money in donations than in the previous 40 years; it has erected…

17 April 2020

University of Buckingham steps forward to help fight against Covid-19

Medical students from the University of Buckingham have stepped forward to provide additional help in local hospitals and GP surgeries to assist with battling the coronavirus pandemic. Around 40 medical students are supporting the healthcare establishments in a variety of…

7 February 2020

Student blog: How I became a Future Legal Mind

Last year, University of Buckingham Law student Charley-Anne Gordon was named the winner of National Accident Helpline’s Future Legal Mind Award. Here, Charley-Anne – who is graduating with a First in her degree – talks about the experience and gives…

23 January 2020

Dame Mary Archer named as new Chancellor of the University of Buckingham

The University of Buckingham will appoint Dame Mary Archer as its new Chancellor, succeeding Lady Tessa Keswick who has been in the role since 2014, at a meeting of Convocation to be held on 24 February. Dame Mary started her…

13 January 2020

Sir Roger Scruton, FBA, FRSL, (1944-2020)

It is with great sadness that the University records the death of Sir Roger Scruton, who was one of the country’s most distinguished philosophers.  A Cambridge graduate, he was an eminent author, known for his many books on aesthetics, morality…

6 December 2019

Vinson Building wins design awards

The University of Buckingham’s Vinson Building was recognised by the Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) Design Awards last night. Winning the ‘Outstanding Design’ category and ‘Mixed Use Scheme’ category, the building houses the University’s largest lecture theatre and has become…

22 October 2019

Hannah Wilson joins University of Buckingham as Head of Secondary School Teacher Training

An experienced state school head teacher, Hannah Wilson, has joined the University of Buckingham’s Faculty of Education as Head of Secondary School Teacher Training. With over 1,000 primary, preparatory and secondary teachers and school leaders from the state and independent…