Alumni Benefits & Services
Buckinghamshire New University alumni have access to a range of benefits from access to our Sports and Fitness Centre to Library access and career guidance and support.
We want you to feel like part of the BNU community even after you have graduated.
As a thank you for keeping in touch and supporting the University once you have qualified, we have worked on a variety of benefits that, as an alumnus, you can take advantage of.
For further details of what these benefits are, please see below.
Buckinghamshire New University alumni are able to receive fantastic discounts on membership and additional services at the Gateway Gym.
Did you know that having a postgraduate qualification can increase your earning potential by £6,000 per year*? Or that postgraduates are more likely to be employed in highly skilled roles than graduates*?
If you are a 2022 BNU graduate and you register for a postgraduate course at BNU for September 2023, or you are a 2023 BNU graduate registering for a postgraduate course at BNU in September 2023, February or September 2024, the University will pay up to 50% of your fees. **
* Statistics from the Department of Education (2021).
** Students applying for a postgraduate course part-taught or fully-taught at our BNU base at Pinewood Studios may be eligible for a 10% fee waiver per year.
Terms and conditions
If you’ve completed an undergraduate degree (Level 6)* at Buckinghamshire New University, in 2022 or 2023 and you’d like to start a postgraduate course (Level 7) at BNU within 12 months of graduating, you may be eligible for a 50% fee waiver per year for full-time or part-time Level 7 courses (in attendance or distance learning). Students applying for a postgraduate course part-taught or fully-taught at our BNU base at Pinewood Studios may be eligible for a 10% fee waiver per year.
- This applies to UK, EU and international students studying at our High Wycombe Campus, Uxbridge Campus or Aylesbury Campus.
- Please note: You can only be eligible for one offer; this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, scholarship or bursary.
- This offer applies to students who enrolled through BNU directly and not through one of our partnerships.
- You are not eligible if you have completed the first stage of a postgraduate award and are planning to continue to the second stage.
- The fee waiver cannot be applied retrospectively for anyone from the 2021 graduating class who has already enrolled onto a postgraduate course.
- Subject to the aforementioned exclusions, only those from the graduating class of 2022 or 2023 who enrol onto a BNU level 7 postgraduate course within 12 months of graduating may be eligible for this offer.
- If you have completed a Top-up degree at Buckinghamshire New University you will not be eligible for the 50% fee waiver but may be eligible for the 10% Pinewood studios fee waiver.
If you’ve completed an undergraduate degree (Level 6) at BNU prior to 2021, and you’re due to enrol on a postgraduate course (Level 7) at BNU, you’re eligible for a 20% fee discount per year for full-time or part-time Level 7 courses (in attendance or distance learning). This course fee discount will be extended to 25% if you choose to be accommodated in our halls. Please note that places in our halls are limited. You can find out more on our Accommodation section.
Missenden Abbey, owned by Buckinghamshire New University would like to offer the alumni community a 20% loyalty discount to ensure you make full use of the Alumni membership.
This deal offers our day conference package at £36 + VAT per person, subject to availability, a saving of £9 per person. Just quote your student number to access this discount.
Please contact our sales team for further information and to discuss your requirements:
Tel: 01494 866 811
We have an impressive range of facilities at both our High Wycombe and Uxbridge Campuses and offer a 20% discounted rate to our graduates (T&C's apply).
Our flagship building on the High Wycombe Campus - The Gateway - offers a rich mix of commercial-standard facilities, including top of the range meeting rooms, lecture theatres, film production suites and music studios, dance and drama studios as well as a high-tech learning resources centre. Our Uxbridge Campus in west London is the home of our prestigious nursing and health care practice courses and hosts a range of specialist equipment as well as high-tech simulation and learning facilities.
If you are interested in hiring our facilities please contact the Commercial Events team on 01494 522141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an alumni, all events at the BNU Students’ Union Venue are free to attend unless otherwise stated. All you need to do is bring along your old student ID card. Take a look at upcoming events via the SU website. We also offer a range of merchandise and branded clothing for purchase.