Top 5 for Student Satisfaction*

Choose from over 300 career-focused courses.

* NSS 2022

Where Education meets Employability

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Open Days

Book your place at our next open day to find out all that BNU has to offer.

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Career-focused courses

Whether you've decided on the direction you want to head in, you're looking for a course in a subject you love, or you're still weighing up your options, we've got plenty of courses to choose from.

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Book a campus tour

Come and visit us on campus and find out more about BNU. On the tour you’ll be able to view our state-of-the-art facilities and teaching spaces, the gym, cafes and our top 2 Students’ Union (NSS 2022). You’ll really get a feel for student life here!

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Download our prospectus

If you're thinking about studying at BNU and want to know more about what's on offer, order one of our prospectuses. You'll find information about our courses, accommodation and much, much more.

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Study Nursing

Not sure you’ve got the right qualifications? Call 0330 123 2023 to discuss your options. Places available for September 2023. Now available at our High Wycombe Campus.

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Studying at BNU

Whether you’re considering a degree that will give you a fantastic grounding for your future career, looking to take the next step with postgraduate study, or want to continue your professional development, BNU is a great choice.

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International Students

We’re here to support you every step of the way. We’ve put a package together to help with your travel plans and have lots of exciting plans for when you get here. We can also help provide application advice and visa requirements.

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We are dedicated to equipping students with the skills employers demand, offering an agile approach to all apprenticeship training needs. We change lives through employment-focused teaching, supporting our students to achieve their ambitions. 

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Your new home

We understand you want a place that you'll feel at home. Settling into your new surroundings will be easy, thanks to our range of comfortable halls of residence.

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What our students say...

BNU has changed everything for me. I never thought I could go to university but studying the course I did has given me so many opportunities. I have a completely different outlook on my career.
Shannon Broadbridge
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PODCAST: Let's talk BNU

Do you want to find out more about what life is like at BNU from a students' perspective? Tune into 'Let's talk BNU', a student-led podcast series covering everything from life in halls and how to settle into university, as well as what there is to do in the surrounding areas and much more.

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Cost-of-living support

Our continued cost-of-living support for BNU students has been recognised at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023.

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Learn more about us

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Why choose BNU?

From our extensive range of industry-focused courses to our inclusive Students’ Union and our state-of-the-art facilities, there is something for everyone.

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Student life

As a BNU student you'll be able to dive into new experiences, meet new people and step outside your comfort zone. Discover what student life could look like for you.

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Our Chancellor

Chancellor Jay Blades MBE, left school at 15 with no qualifications and has gone onto a flourishing career in television and crafts, including studying for a degree at BNU.