Things To Do
Want to find out what’s happening in and around Campus during your time Buckingham? Why not take a look at our forthcoming event page and see the vast range of events we host regularly on campus from Fireside talks to formal evening events.
Come and see Buckingham for yourself at our Open Day. Meet our Vice-Chancellor, try a taster tutorial and meet our friendly students and staff.
Vice-Chancellor’s Speaker Series
Our Vice-Chancellor enjoys hosting a variety of high profile speakers and talks on campus that are open to all students and staff.
All lectures are held in the Vinson Building and start at 18:30. Please always check individual lectures to clarify those specific details as they may be subject to change from time to time. Refreshments will be available half an hour prior to the start of the lecture.
Places of worship
Buckingham is a short journey away from Milton Keynes (around 30 minutes), Oxford (45 minutes) and London (45 mins train via Milton Keynes or Bicester).
Shopping and other services
Fancy a bit of shopping? Bicester Village (designer outlet) is a 25 minute journey away by car and around 40 minutes via the local X5 bus.
The Refectory in the Students’ Union (Old Tanlaw Mill) serves hot food from breakfast to dinner (evening meal) from Monday to Friday.
Other places to visit
- The Film Place is Buckingham’s own local cinema. It transforms the lecture theatre at the University of Buckingham into a cinema which provides 160 seats.
- Stowe is 3 miles away from the University and is a great place to visit when your family pop by. Now a Boarding School the gardens of Stowe were originally created as an earthly paradise and still cast their spell today with plenty of grounds to walk and explore.
- The Old Gaol is located in the town centre of Buckingham and is an old jail. Walk through thousands of years of Buckingham history, from the prehistoric to the Second World War.