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Local enterprise funding for the University’s new Vinson Centre

2 February 2017

Buckingham has been awarded £3m by Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership (BTVLEP) which will enable it to build a new centre which will become the hub of the University. The new Vinson Centre for Liberal Economics and Entrepreneurship will…

Buckingham bucks the UCAS trend

2 February 2017

The University of Buckingham has bucked the national trend with a gigantic 25% rise in admissions over the last year, one of the biggest increases in the country. New figures reveal that applications to UCAS are down 5% sector-wide this…

Publication of the week: Professor Susan Edwards

1 February 2017

Susan S.M. Edwards, “Cyber-grooming young women for terrorist activity: Dominant and subjugated explanatory narratives”,  in E. Viano (ed.), Cybercrime, Organised Crime, and Societal Responses (Springer 2017), pp.23-47. ISBN: 978-3-319-44501-4. In this chapter, Professor Edwards argues that legislation and governmental strategies…

Be Heard: Buckingham launches the 12th National Student Survey to final year students

30 January 2017

The Vice-Chancellor, Anthony Seldon, joined students this week to invite them to “be heard” by taking part in the annual National Students’ Survey (NSS). He said: “Students have always been at the heart of what Buckingham is about and your…

University of Buckingham to become Europe’s first Positive University

25 January 2017

Buckingham is to become Europe’s first positive university by adopting the approach of positive psychology among staff and students to enable them to be happier, feel more engaged with learning and develop a purpose in their lives while studying and…

Book based on Biography MA dissertation appears in The Mail on Sunday

24 January 2017

The Mail on Sunday on 22 January 2017 published a 2-page article by Claudia Joseph: “The not so shy Lady Di: An aristocratic beauty trapped in a loveless marriage whose scandalous affair gripped the nation.” Click here to read the…

Publication of the week: Professor Judith Bray

16 January 2017

Bray, J., “Cohabitation: The long slow road to reform”, [2016] Fam Law 1428-1437 Currently unmarried couples have no right in law to claim ownership of each other’s property on relationship breakdown. This should be well known but there are still…

Sir Anthony Seldon calls for schools to encourage entrepreneurship

5 January 2017

The country’s prosperity is threatened by the failure of many schools to encourage entrepreneurship, Sir Anthony Seldon, a former head credited with turning round two schools, has warned. Sir Anthony is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham where the world’s…

In the news – January-February 2017

1 January 2017

TV and radio appearances Professor Anthony Glees was interviewed about: the Berlin attacks by Sky TV News, BBC News Channel, BBC World Service TV, France 24 News, Channel News Asia, BBC World Service News, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Essex,…

Milton Keynes female pupils enjoy a computing lesson at the University of Buckingham

23 December 2016

A group of the most talented female maths students from a Milton Keynes school learnt what it was like to do computer programming at University in a bid to encourage more girls to take up the subject. A group of…