Our vision at Bucks New University is to be a leading professional and creative influence, shaping higher education for the benefit of people and employers. Within a caring and supportive environment, we deliver high-quality scholarship, as well as focused research and professional practice.

About

History

The name 'Buckinghamshire New University' was approved in October 2007. This marked a significant new chapter in the history of the University.With the completion of the state-of-the-art Gateway building Bucks now boasts a modern integrated learning resources centre, music recording studios, video production suites and a fitness centre. The building won a RIBA award in 2010.

Education

School of Arts & Creative Industries have following departments:

  • Creative & Visual Communications
  • Design & Craft
  • Media Production
  • Music & Event Management
  • Performance & Dance
School of Health & Social Sciences have following departments:
  • criminology,
  • early years,
  • education,
  • policing,
  • primary care,
  • psychology
  • social work.
School of Management & Professional Studies have following departments:
  • Bucks Business School
  • Department of Computing
  • Department of Security & Resilience, Policing and Law
  • Department of Travel and Aviation
School of Pre-Qualifying Nursing & Vocational Health Care
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children's)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Research

The research Centres and Institutes operate proactively and by matching commissioners values.Our creativity is reactive to the needs of our partnerships who are the public and private sector educational partners. We engage locally, regionally, nationally and with international partners as our integrated inter-disciplinary provisions grow.

Career

We have a dedicated team of career and employment specialists, who work in partnership with academic colleagues, employers and the Students' Union to prepare you for the world of work. This service is available to all our students and for up to two years after graduation.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Services

Student services

We have a lot to offer – studios for drama, dance and audio purposes, production suites, healthcare simulation labs, a photography studio and a human performance lab.

  • We provide four studio spaces at our High Wycombe Campus.
  • Rusty’s Radio is broadcast live from the Students’ Union offices at the High Wycombe Campus.
  • Our audio and music facilities include state of the art recording studios, ranging from individual edit rooms up to large Pro Tools HD studios with attached live rooms and vocal booths.
  • We have a choice of film studio spaces that include audio-visual editing suites, with Final Cut Pro/Studio

Housing services

You may be travelling some distance to study with us but you can still live in a place that feels like home. The Accommodation Service offers a choice of different rooms and locations, so you can find the right fit for you.

High Wycombe accommodation
  • Student accommodation in High Wycombe is varied, you could choose to live in the university-managed Halls of Residence.
  • Or you may choose to live in privately managed accommodation.
Uxbridge accommodation
  • You can apply for university managed Head Tenancy housing in Uxbridge.
  • You also have the option to live at our Halls of Residence in High Wycombe, this will involve travelling between campuses, but a free transport service is available.

Library services

The library service is here to offer students a wide range of learning resources including:

  • full text online and print journals
  • print and e-books
  • The Bucks Knowledge Archive - a digital repository of research output from Bucks.

Student Life

Campus life

Our three campuses - High Wycombe, Uxbridge and Aylesbury - are nestled in the beautiful English countryside yet close to all the excitement London has to offer.

Sports facilities

A large versatile space, designed to cater for a multitude of activities. The hall can be split so that several activities can take place at once. The most popular activities that can take place include:

  • basketball
  • badminton
  • martial arts
  • indoor football
  • table tennis
  • netball
Full-length catch nets allow cricket bowling and batting to take place. The sprung floor reduces the impact through ankle knee and hip joints and specialist matting is available for activities such as judo and cheerleading.

Student clubs

  • Acapella
  • ACS
  • Airsoft
  • Archery
  • Assassins
  • Aviation
  • Bad at Sports
  • Ballet
  • Bloggers
  • Boogie Bounce
  • Botany
  • Boxing
  • Bucks Blades
  • Bucks Writers
  • CAM
  • Chess
  • Christian Union
  • Circus
  • Climbing
  • Conservative
  • Creative Ad
  • Creative Inspiration
  • Cycle
  • Darts
  • Debating
  • EDU
  • Enterprise
  • Events
  • Fashion 2016
  • Fashion 2017
  • Feminist Society
  • Film
  • Fine Art
  • Furniture History
  • Gaming
  • Glee
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Health & Social Care
  • Hindu
  • Indie / Alternative
  • Irish
  • ISOC
  • Jewish
  • Law
  • LGBT
  • Life Drawing
  • Marketing
  • Marrow
  • MMA
  • Mooting
  • Musicians
  • Nepalese
  • Nursoc
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Poker
  • Pole
  • Policing
  • Powerlifting
  • Psychology
  • Radio
  • Representation Society
  • Rock
  • Rotaract
  • Salsa
  • Shipping
  • Sign Language
  • Skateboarding
  • Softball
  • Touch Rugby
  • Volunteer
  • Walkabout
  • Watersports
  • Women's Rugby
  • Yoga

High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom