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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.…

Festival of Higher Education is the biggest yet

29 June 2018

The third Festival of Higher Education held at the University of Buckingham, was the most well attended to date. More than 50 speakers over the two days discussed important issues currently facing the higher education sector. Topics discussed included mental…

Father of Bristol University student suicide victim to unveil his “suicide prevention pledge” at Buckingham Festival of Higher Education

11 June 2018

James Murray, whose son Ben tragically died last month in Bristol, has drawn up a ten-point plan to try to get universities to change the way they treat youngsters struggling with mental health on campus. He has been working with…

Buckingham top of the class for Staff Student Ratio in Guardian rankings

30 May 2018

The University of Buckingham has been ranked in the top 20 for all six subject areas featured in the Guardian University Guide 2019, and in the top 10 for four subjects. Buckingham has come in the top ten for Accounting…

A student’s perspective of studying the MSc Lean Enterprise Programme – Tomato Wisdom!

18 May 2018

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” The renowned tomato quote from Miles Kington has won out as the best of the reflections from week two of the 2018…

Fourth Education Revolution sounds the death knell for exams and lecture halls

14 May 2018

The death of exams, the end of the lecture hall, will Oxford University become redundant and will universities still exist in the future? – the massive impact of AI in education is the subject of a compelling new book by…

The University of Buckingham has come top of The Complete University Guide league tables for student satisfaction

25 April 2018

The University of Buckingham has come top for student satisfaction for the eighth time. Buckingham is also ranked in the top five for staff/student ratio in this year’s rankings after UCL and Oxbridge. University of Buckingham Director of Admissions and…

Buckingham Applied Computing Department in £1.3m partnership with technology innovation company Ten-D

18 April 2018

The Applied Computing Department at The University of Buckingham has entered into a partnership with technology innovation company Ten-D Innovations to establish world-class research and development centres in China and in Buckingham. Ten-D Innovations, based in Lingang, Shanghai, is providing…

Publication of the week: Dr Jasmine Hearn

17 April 2018

Hearn, J. H. and Finlay, K. A. (2018). Internet-delivered mindfulness for people with depression and chronic pain following spinal cord injury: a randomized, controlled feasibility trial. Spinal Cord. Each year in the UK around 1,200 people are diagnosed with a spinal…

Buckingham Honours Professor Martin Seligman with Honorary Degree

4 April 2018

Professor Martin Seligman, who pioneered Positive Psychology, has been made an Honorary Graduate by the University of Buckingham. The ceremony took place in New York, where the American professor lives. Vice-Chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon, Dean of Psychology Dr Alan Martin…