Buckinghamshire New University
Company type: Education
Buckinghamshire New University was founded in 1893. The University offers an extensive portfolio of courses spanning the creative and cultural industries, the management and information management sectors and the public sector. It also offers services to industry including contract research, consultancy and the opportunity to employ graduates.
The University has a state-of-the-art building in High Wycombe known as the Gateway, which comprises a learning resource and technology centre, events hall, gym, sports science laboratory, dance, drama, music and video production studios, library and meeting rooms. It also has a thriving campus for nursing students and applied healthcare research in Uxbridge, West London.
Its alumni include television star Noel Fielding and London 2012 Paralympic and Olympic medallists Naomi Riches and Chloe Rogers, and it has bestowed honorary degrees on well-known figures including Fern Britton, Terry Wogan and England Rugby World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio.