Preparing for life at Bucks


Perks of being a student

Shannon | 16 October 2020

Who doesn’t love a bargain? I love student discounts. Whether it’s food, clothes, experiences or technology, you can pretty much get a discount on anything.

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How To Write Your Personal Statement

Tamyra | 14 October 2020

Not sure what you need to include in your personal statement? Need key points broken down? If you’re struggling to put it together, take a look at our video and find out what we look for as a University.

Budgeting for University

Shaun | 29 September 2020

Useful tips on how to budget during your time at University.


3 Top Tips for a Successful Virtual Open Day

Jacob | 23 September 2020

It is the beginning of a new academic year here at Buckinghamshire New University – the freshers have arrived, current students have returned, and the lecture halls are being filled once again despite many changes.

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Why you should study at university

Tyler | 04 September 2020

Deciding if you should consider studying at university is a tough decision. However, joining comes with many benefits that will transform your life.

Top Tips for Open Days

Fareeha | 01 September 2020

For many, open days are the first opportunity to visit the university campus and get a real feel for the course you’re applying to. Here are a few top tips to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your open day.


Why Bucks?

Charlie | 25 August 2020

In this blog I will introduce Bucks New University from a student’s perspective, taking you through some frequently asked questions.

What to pack

Shaun | 17 August 2020

This post is all about what you'll need to bring along for your first year of university and other tips that are handy to know.

Accommodation at Bucks

Samuel | 20 July 2020

There is a range of accommodation on offer for Bucks students. There are three different halls available, which are all within a 20 minute walk to the High Wycombe campus.


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Tips for your Nursing Selection Day

Lisa | 6 April 2020

People forget that nursing isn’t just about your stellar grades and achievements, it’s about who you are as a person.

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How to make the most of a #BucksOpenDay

Samuel | 4 April 2020

As a prospective student looking at university, there is a few things I would suggest you do to get the most out of your open day.

Top tips for writing your personal statement

Top tips for writing your personal statement

Edgar | 21 May 2020

Top tips for writing a personal statement, as well as some handy ways of making yours stand out from the rest.


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What to expect from your first week at uni

Fareeha | 5 May 2020

You may think that university is all about studying hard. However, in your first week you are allowed to have fun and time to settle in.