Facilities, services & IT
Our services and facilities and what can and cannot be offered based on Government COVID restrictions are under constant review. We continue to strive to provide the best range of services and facilities to to deliver the experience and support needed and expected by our students, within the constraints imposed by the Government in the fight again the COVID pandemic.
We have produced a helpful schedule that you can view here which gives full details of the services and opening times.
Some details may be subject to change at short notice if a particular face to face service cannot be staffed appropriately due to COVID illness or isolation requirements.
The University remains open for business during the current national lockdown lock down:
- High Wycombe: Campus open 1am to 10pm Monday to Friday. Gateway open 24hrs, 7 days a week
- Uxbridge: Campus open 7am to 10:30pm Monday to Friday and 12pm to 7pm Saturday and Sunday
- Aylesbury: Campus open 7am to 10:30pm Monday to Friday.
One of our core services, our libraries at the High Wycombe and Uxbridge are accessible during the same hours that the building is open (see above). The Library team will be operating their service desk 7 days a week. More details on the up to date schedule can be found here.
The Gym is currently closed under National Lockdown restrictions. All current memberships have been frozen and once we are able to return, the ‘missed’ days will be credited back. The gym has introduced 'Moving Online' for all students and staff - a new and improved livestreamed group exercise programme. The sessions can be seen on the timetable along with simple descriptions of what they involve. Book by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org giving your name and stating which sessions you want to attend. We will then send you a Zoom session invite between 30 and 60 minutes before the session. Find out more on the Gateway Gym website.
Our Campus cafés on each site remain open but are currently offering a takeaway only service - in line with Government National Lockdown restrictions. Customer are asked to make contactless payments.
Please note that, in line with Government instructions, face coverings must be worn at these outlets
The Lounge bar is currently closed in line with the National Lockdown restrictions
You can read full details of the open hours (Monday to Friday) here.
Bucks Students’ Union continue to offer a broad and diverse range of events and activities through The Big Deal, all completely free of charge. And all within the recommended COVID-secure guidelines. Find out more about this year’s programme, from entertainment, to societies and internships, finding jobs, and boosting your employability here. You can find out more about upcoming events on our what’s on page.
Yes, the shuttle bus service between the High Wycombe and Uxbridge campus continues to run. You can view the term-time timetable here. Your ID will be scanned when you use the service and a face-covering is mandatory, unless you are exempt. Please maintain social distancing when you travel on the campus link to ensure the safety our University community.
IT Service Desk colleagues will continue to provide support throughout lockdown. The physical Service Desk on Level 2 in the Gateway Building will be open for students only to ensure you get the best student experience, in the safest way possible. Support hours and contact details can be found here.
Alternatively you can contact IT@bucks.ac.uk for online support.