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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…

University of Buckingham’s Dean of Medicine becomes a successful entrepreneur

3 April 2018

Luke Johnson, chairman of Risk Capital Partners and the Institute of Cancer Research, has applauded University of Buckingham Dean of Medicine Professor Karol Sikora for changing careers and becoming a successful entrepreneur at the age of 60 in an article…

Publication of the week: Paul W Finn

28 March 2018

Antibiotics to treat bacterial infections have transformed human health.  However, much in the news in recent years has been the emergence of bacteria resistant to many, and in some cases all, of the currently available drugs. If this threat continues…

Town and Gown organise “walk and talk” to debate joint approach to tackling mental health

21 March 2018

Vice-Chancellor Sir Anthony Seldon, Buckingham Mayor John Harvey and Buckinghamshire High Sheriff Peter Kara organised a “walk and talk” around Buckingham’s picturesque parks and open spaces to debate how the growing problem of mental health issues amongst the young can…

Graduation 2018

17 March 2018

Parents came from all four corners of the world for the annual Graduation ceremonies at the University. Some in beautiful traditional African dress mingled with others from far afield as Australia, China and America and more families than ever were…

Buckingham nominated in two categories for prestigious Whatuni awards

15 March 2018

The University of Buckingham has been shortlisted for the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (#WUSCA) in the two most prestigious categories. Buckingham has been nominated in the lectures and courses category and also the student support category. Vice-Chancellor of the University…