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31 January 2023

Remembering Dr Mary Skinner – Obituary

The University is very sorry to have to announce the death of Dr Mary Skinner. Mary was 86 and died in California after a long illness. She was among the first members of the teaching staff at Buckingham and remained…

23 January 2023

Sunday Times’ Alastair McCall joins CEER

Alastair McCall, leading data journalist and former assistant editor of The Sunday Times, joins CEER as Deputy Director and Professor of Quantitative Studies.

4 January 2023

Alumni Cynthia Tooley awarded MBE

After her recognisable work and founding of free food pantry, Jedidiah, Alumni Cynthia Tooley has been announced as an MBE.

15 December 2022

Record year for Friends of the University of Buckingham

2022 has been a record-breaking year for the Friends' recruitment numbers.

1 December 2022

Professor David Jacques nominated for Archaeologist of the Year award

Professor David Jacques has been nominated for Current Archaeology's Archaeologist of the Year award, and is open to the public vote.

22 November 2022

‘Rising Star’ University of Buckingham student

31 year-old Jehan Ghafuri has been named as one of the 50 Rising Stars by ‘Women of the Future’ in ESG (Environment, Social, Governance). Jehan, an Artificial Intelligence researcher and DPhil student at the University of Buckingham, has achieved the…

2 November 2022

Student Wellbeing Harnessed with Horse Grooming Session

The Friends of the university organised a unique trip to Bryerley Springs Equestrian Centre, enjoyed by Buckingham students to improve calmness and student wellbeing.

15 September 2022

Remembering Lady Tessa Keswick

We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Lady Tessa Keswick, our former Chancellor, who served from 2014-2020. Lady Tessa Keswick’s contributions to the University in her role of Chancellor were countless, and we will be forever…

9 September 2022

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

The University of Buckingham is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. We look back with fondness on her visit to us in 1996. “Grief is the price we pay for Love”. Queen Elizabeth’s…

22 August 2022

GCSEs 2022: Back to the Future?

There will be a record drop in top GCSE grades this year, according to a report from the University of Buckingham’s Centre for Education and Employment Research (CEER). “Girls have outscored boys since the beginning of GCSEs and they opened…