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Come and visit us

Taster days at Bucks

Taster days are a great opportunity for year 12 and 13 students to gain a deeper insight into what it's like to study their chosen subject at higher education level, while at the same time highlighting the breadth of study options here at Bucks New University.

Participants will spend a day on campus, meet our student ambassadors, and experience for themselves the teaching, facilities and support enjoyed by our students.

Benefits to your students

  • First-hand experience of what life is like at Bucks New University. They'll meet current students, learn about their career aspirations and why they applied to Bucks
  • Experience the different teaching methods delivered at Bucks
  • Gain a greater knowledge of their preferred subject area
  • Visit our excellent teaching facilities
  • Gain an understanding of what support is available to ease any worries they may have.

Open Days and Campus Tours

We hold regular open days which showcase our excellent courses, facilities and staff at Bucks New University, but if you can’t make one of these we have a more low-key weekly campus tour – for more information contact us.

We can visit you

We can provide presentations and workshops on all aspects of applying for university – if you don’t see what you want listed below please contact us to discuss a bespoke event tailored to your needs.

Applying to University

How UCAS works, timings and tips on how to make your application stand out and writing your personal statement.  This session can include our team working personality quiz for up to 50 students that highlights personal strengths via a fun card game.

Life at University

Delivered by our Student Ambassadors, this session offers insight from our current students; a range of our students' opinions and experiences will contribute to a more rounded understanding of student issues, including: courses; student life; accommodation; moving away from home; budgeting and part-time work.

Finance

How does student finance work?  What is a student loan? How do you apply? How do you pay it back?  How much money do you need to live on at university? A surprisingly fun, interactive and engaging presentation that busts the myths of student finance.

What Next?

What is the right pathway? University? Apprenticeships? Employment? All the information your students need to make an informed choice in conjunction with Bucks Business First. Let us help meet the Gatsby benchmarks.

Careers days and higher education fairs

We can also visit for careers days and fairs to provide information and advice on applying to university. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Book a Bucks Academic

Our academics can be available to deliver age appropriate and curriculum linked activities to help your students plan their future careers and the steps needed to achieve them. Contact us to plan your session.