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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…

Hair-raising experience for charity auction

17 August 2018

The manager of Hairspiration Studio, based at the University of Buckingham, is organising a charity auction to raise money for Cancer Research. All the community are welcome to come along to Hairspirations, Hunter Street, on August 25th from 4 to…

Co-hosting the 21st QMOD-ICQSS Conference in Cardiff

30 July 2018

This summer the University of Buckingham co-hosted the 21st QMOD-ICQSS Conference in Cardiff. QMOD is the largest international Quality Management and Organisational Development conference that attracts around 200 delegates. The main theme was ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Quality in the 4th…

Publication of the Week: Ali Kabiri

30 July 2018

This publication investigates the impact of bank distress on firms’ exports using matched firm – bank data for the UK. This is done through using a market-based measure of bank distress, the credit default risk (CDS) spreads, which best capture…

University of Buckingham leads the way for student satisfaction for the National Student Survey (NSS)

27 July 2018

The University of Buckingham is once again leading the way for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) and has been at or near the top for the last 13 years. Britain’s first not-for-profit independent university, which pioneered two-year…

World’s First BSc in Operational Excellence

20 July 2018

The University of Buckingham’s Buckingham Lean Enterprise Department (BLEU), together with Reinvigoration Ltd have launched the World’s First Online Bachelor of Science in Operational Excellence. This programme is the brainchild of Professor Pauline Found, who has been working in collaboration…

Economics student speeds into highest female ranking in World Karting Finals

13 July 2018

Buckingham student Abi Birch sped her way into the SWS World Karting Finals, becoming the highest-placed woman in the competition and ranking 12th in the world. Abi, 20, a first-year Economics student at the University of Buckingham, achieved her placing…

Notes from a Small Island – “If you change the way you look at things”

12 July 2018

Written by Ed Clements, Programme Director, MSc Lean Enterprise MODULE 4 – Demand, Capacity & Flow Part 2 “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Max Planck This is a quote from…

Students’ Union President hosts Leader of the House of Commons on campus visit

6 July 2018

The University of Buckingham was honoured to host the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, after Students’ Union President Shayne Tshabalala invited her and organised the visit. Students had the chance to participate in a Q&A and spend…

School pupils experience codebreaking and augmented reality at Buckingham

4 July 2018

Head of Applied Computing Dr Harin Sellahewa and Dr Tuan Nguyen delivered the interactive codebreaking session at school for the 22 students. Nick Davidson, Year 6 teacher at the school, near Buckingham, said: “The sessions were excellently resourced and delivered.…