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University of Buckingham leads the way for student satisfaction for the National Student Survey (NSS)

27 July 2018

The University of Buckingham is once again leading the way for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) and has been at or near the top for the last 13 years. Britain’s first not-for-profit independent university, which pioneered two-year…

World’s First BSc in Operational Excellence

20 July 2018

The University of Buckingham’s Buckingham Lean Enterprise Department (BLEU), together with Reinvigoration Ltd have launched the World’s First Online Bachelor of Science in Operational Excellence. This programme is the brainchild of Professor Pauline Found, who has been working in collaboration…

Economics student speeds into highest female ranking in World Karting Finals

13 July 2018

Buckingham student Abi Birch sped her way into the SWS World Karting Finals, becoming the highest-placed woman in the competition and ranking 12th in the world. Abi, 20, a first-year Economics student at the University of Buckingham, achieved her placing…

Notes from a Small Island – “If you change the way you look at things”

12 July 2018

Written by Ed Clements, Programme Director, MSc Lean Enterprise MODULE 4 – Demand, Capacity & Flow Part 2 “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Max Planck This is a quote from…

Students’ Union President hosts Leader of the House of Commons on campus visit

6 July 2018

The University of Buckingham was honoured to host the Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, after Students’ Union President Shayne Tshabalala invited her and organised the visit. Students had the chance to participate in a Q&A and spend…

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…