Two females using Printing press machine at BNU



Whatever degree you choose, we have the equipment to set you on your course to success. We’ve invested in a range of state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses to support your learning as well as your social life. 
You can learn how to fly without wings in our flight simulator; push your limits at the Human Performance Laboratory; or grab a peaceful moment in the library for some quiet study.

Available to all our students...

free weights gateway gym

Gateway Gym

Our state-of-the-art Gateway Gym is available to all students during their time at BNU and is fully equipped with the very latest training equipment. We have fully qualified, experienced Fitness Coaches who are on hand to assist at all times.



We have two light and spacious libraries - one at our High Wycombe campus and the other at Uxbridge campus. You can search for books, journals and articles in our online library, access library resources and much more.

food and drink

Food and Drink

At BNU we have a wide range of places for you eat and drink, so whether you're having a lunch break with your friends and need a bite to eat or you just want to grab a pre-lecture coffee, we sure can help! 


Sport and Fitness facilities

Through your Gateway Gym student membership, you’ll have access to take part in a variety of sporting activities including basketball, badminton, martial arts, table tennis, indoor football and netball.

A Bucks student sat outside looking into her bag and smiling

Multi-faith Chaplaincy

Whatever your faith, or even if you have none, if you are looking for spiritual guidance or want to find a place to worship, our multi-faith team should be your first port of call.

human performance and wellbeing clinic

Human Performance, Exercise and Wellbeing Centre

Our start-of-the-art centre brings together our teaching, research and enterprise across health, sport, exercise and wellbeing, and is comprised of our Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and our Sports and Wellbeing Clinic.

Specialist facilities designed for your industry...


School of Art, Design and Performance

At BNU we are extremely proud to showcase industry-standard studios, technical machines and high-quality equipment at our main High Wycombe campus. Students also have access to course-specific spaces to work, collaborate and create inspiring spaces.

Red Shed 7

Our three dance studios are bright and open spaces, where you can let your creativity flow. They’re all air conditioned, with overhead gallery lighting, audio playback facilities, fully sprung floors and wall length mirrors.

Our drama studios are well-equipped for everything you need for your performance, including tiered seating, sprung floors and lighting and sound systems. You can also utilise the facilities across all our creative courses.

Our BA (Hons) Photography can benefit from industry-standard lighting studios, a wet darkroom, professional scanning suite and print bureau all at our High Wycombe campus.

Creative Advertising studio with students operating cameras and lighting

School of Creative and Digital Industries

Our state of the art recording studios give you access to the space and technology you need, from individual edit rooms up to Pro Tools Ultimate studios with attached live rooms and vocal booths.

Audio recording

Our video studios, green screen, as well as editing rooms and booths with iMacs, offer the technology to take you from pre-production to post-production.

Drama Studio

School of Aviation and Security

We’re proud to be one of the few universities in the UK to have an Elite S812 FNPT II flight simulator available on campus for our pilot students. This crucial piece of equipment allows our students to put their knowledge into practice without leaving the ground.

Source: aviation simulator

Created for our policing students, the suite allows you to develop practical skills and knowledge in a safe learning environment. All areas are connected to a classroom by audio and video links enabling wide student participation, discussion and feedback of the various police related scenarios practiced.

Police Interview room

School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Simulation suites

Simulation is an important aspect of our Nursing and Midwifery programmes. Students regularly spend time in these areas, to practice technical skills and use the newest technologies, in a safe and supportive environment.

School of Human and Social Sciences

The psychology labs give our students and researchers a space to apply theory to research, analyse complex data and unravel the mysteries of the brain. To help us understand human behaviour, we’ve invested in a range of equipment that tracks eye movements, measures physiological responses, and explores the use of Virtual Reality.