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University and Milton Keynes University Hospital launch Academic Centre

20 September 2016

Construction of an £8.5millon Academic Centre is about to begin at Milton Keynes University Hospital. The state-of-the-art building is the result of a partnership between the hospital and the University of Buckingham Medical School. The University received a £2m grant…

Buckingham leads the way for campus safety

19 September 2016

Buckingham is once again leading the way for having one of the safest campuses in the country, according to TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk. For the third time the University and surrounding area is one of the most crime-free, the rankings reveal. Buckingham comes…

Unbeatable line-up for inaugural Buckingham Festival of Higher Education

8 September 2016

THE inaugural University of Buckingham Festival of Higher Education launches today (8 September 2016) – the first HE event of its kind to cover all aspects of Higher Education. It is being launched by Vice-Chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon, who six…

Publication of the week: Professor Lloyd Clark

5 September 2016

Lloyd Clark, Blitzkrieg: Myth, Reality, and Hitler’s Lightning War: France 1940 (New York: Atlantic / Grove Atlantic, 2016). 480 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8021-2513-2. In the spring of 1940, the Germans launched a military offensive in France and the Low Countries that…

In the news – September 2016

1 September 2016

Professor Anthony Glees appearances: “International experts have differing views on need for European army”, Penza News, 31 August “MP Keith Vaz’s angry constituents say he has brought shame on Leicester and should quit”, The Mirror, 4 September “Sex shame politician…

New MSc in Money, Banking and Central Banking

1 September 2016

In September 2017 the Department of Economics and International Studies will be offering a new MSc programme in Money, Banking and Central Banking designed to offer specialised teaching particularly relevant given all the changes introduced in banking and financial markets…

Publication of the week: Dr Ali Kabiri

30 August 2016

Chambers, D. & A. Kabiri, “Keynes and Wall Street”, Business History Review 19 (2016), 301-328. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007680516000362. This article examines in detail how John Maynard Keynes approached investing in the U.S. stock market on behalf of his Cambridge College after…

Publication of the week: Dr Sarah Sargent

22 August 2016

Sargent, S., “Classical horsemanship and the dangers of the emergent intangible cultural heritage authorised discourse”, International Journal of Intangible Heritage (2016) 11, 35-53. Intangible cultural heritage is a recent newcomer to the international legal sphere of heritage. It is a…

Publication of the week: Professor Alan Smithers

15 August 2016

Smithers, A., “The philosopher’s stone? The case for national apprenticeship qualifications”, in Tess Lanning (ed.), Where Next for Apprenticeships? (London: CIPD, 2016), 18-24. In Where Next for Apprenticeships, a policy report of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development, Alan Smithers…

University of Buckingham tops National Student Survey for student satisfaction with highest ever score

10 August 2016

The University of Buckingham has come top in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) for the seventh time since it started taking part 11 years ago and achieved its highest score ever. Britain’s first not-for-profit…