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UK’s first Data Science apprenticeship at Masters Level

28 January 2019

The University of Buckingham has launched the country’s first ever Data Science apprenticeship at Masters Level to combat an urgent shortage of people with skills in this area. It will be first time the University of Buckingham has offered an…

University of Buckingham Lecturer wins international photography award

21 December 2018

Visiting Lecturer in Photojournalism, Justine Kibler beats over 300 entries to win an international award for her photograph of a school girl discussing sexual harassment. The winning image displays the extraordinary moment a young girl stands up in front of…

UK first: University of Buckingham health sciences campus opens in Crewe

10 December 2018

The University of Buckingham has signed a landmark international deal to open a new health science campus in Crewe, Cheshire, in a UK first. Welcoming UK and international students from September 2019, the facility will offer degrees in Biomedical Sciences…

Engineers drill hole in the Stonehenge structure

6 December 2018

University of Buckingham archaeologist David Jacques has called for an investigation after Highways Agency engineers accidentally drilled a hole through a 6,000-year-old structure at Stonehenge while carrying out a survey for the proposed tunnel. The area, Blick Mead, is the earliest…

Buckingham launches new centre for economics and entrepreneurship

28 November 2018

The University of Buckingham has unveiled its new £8 million Vinson Building which will house the Vinson Centre for Economics and Entrepreneurship, the first of its kind in the UK. The opening ceremony was led by the Lord Vinson and…

Healthy lifestyle sessions to take centre stage at Freshers 2019

9 November 2018

The University of Buckingham is increasing its focus on healthy lifestyle information sessions for students to underline its policy of encouraging young people to flourish personally as well as academically during their studies. Interactive workshops, which take place during Freshers…

Alumnus appointed as Riesener Project Coordinator at the Wallace Collection

2 November 2018

Congratulations to Alexander Collins, MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors alumnus, for his recent appointment as Riesener Project Coordinator at the Wallace Collection. The Riesener Project is a collaboration between The Wallace Collection, the Royal Collection Trust and Waddesdon Manor,…

Spot the signs – Staff to get mental health first aid training

19 October 2018

Every member of staff at the University of Buckingham will be given mental health first aid training so they can spot signs of potential distress among students. All university employees – from professors to support staff – will be enrolled…

UK’s First Institute for Ethical AI in Education Launches at Speakers’ House

18 October 2018

A new Institute for Ethical AI in Education (IEAIED), based at the University of Buckingham, and launched at Speakers’ House, will tackle the hazards young people face due to the unduly rapid growth of new technology. It is being led…

Linguistic legend Professor David Crystal visits campus

15 October 2018

On 3 October we were delighted to host the distinguished linguist, Professor David Crystal, for talks at the Radcliffe Centre on ‘Sounds Appealing’ and ‘Grammar Rules’. Crystal, a Fellow of the British Academy, is nonetheless a great popularizer, with his…