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Spot the signs – Staff to get mental health first aid training

19 October 2018

Every member of staff at the University of Buckingham will be given mental health first aid training so they can spot signs of potential distress among students. All university employees – from professors to support staff – will be enrolled…

UK’s First Institute for Ethical AI in Education Launches at Speakers’ House

18 October 2018

A new Institute for Ethical AI in Education (IEAIED), based at the University of Buckingham, and launched at Speakers’ House, will tackle the hazards young people face due to the unduly rapid growth of new technology. It is being led…

Linguistic legend Professor David Crystal visits campus

15 October 2018

On 3 October we were delighted to host the distinguished linguist, Professor David Crystal, for talks at the Radcliffe Centre on ‘Sounds Appealing’ and ‘Grammar Rules’. Crystal, a Fellow of the British Academy, is nonetheless a great popularizer, with his…

Cream of the crop – Buckingham ranked in UK top ten

21 September 2018

The University of Buckingham has ranked in the UK top ten for Teaching Excellence and Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University’s strength in student satisfaction has been a major factor in this…

Publication Spotlight: Dr Nicholas Cambridge

10 September 2018

Introducing our highlighted publication by Dr Nicholas Cambridge. Scholars of Dickens have shown that the author suffered from a range of illnesses throughout his life, yet the medical background to some of his ailments has often proved elusive. He carried…

Buckingham joins campaign to outlaw essay mills

3 September 2018

The University of Buckingham has joined a campaign to ban essay mills. Essay mills are organisations that provide custom-written essays to students to enable them to cheat in academic assessments by submitting the work as their own. As the work…

Students win prestigious award for Sony business proposal

31 August 2018

University of Buckingham students are set to meet Richard Branson after winning a prestigious global award,  StudentLifeStart People’s Choice Challenge , for creating a system for streaming film and videos for undergraduates. The competition encouraged students to come up with a…

Boys to do even better in 2018

29 August 2018

The Centre for Education and Employment Research (CEER) annual review of A-levels, published on 13th August 2018, predicted that this year’s A-level results would see boys getting more top grades than girls and further close the gap at grade C…

University of Buckingham welcomes new signing, Clay Anderson from Milton Keynes Lightning Ice Hockey Team

24 August 2018

A new member of the Smith Recycling Milton Keynes Lightning ice hockey team will be starting an MBA at the University of Buckingham in September. Clay was a key member of the defence whilst playing for Harvard University during his…

More students save money by choosing two-year degrees

21 August 2018

A record number of applications for two-year degrees show students are looking for ways to cut the cost of studying. Two-year degrees save students’ time by having slightly longer terms and more evenly distributed holidays than the more conventional three-year…

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