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 High Wycombe, Uxbridge and Aylesbury 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...
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.
Sport and Fitness facilities
Stretch and relax at Fitness Pilates, work your muscles with Reps and Sets, or squeeze in a quick H.I.I.T workout. Becoming a student member at Gateway Gym is a great way to stay active while you study and find ways to exercise that you love. We offer a wide variety of sporting activities from basketball and badminton, to martial arts, table tennis, indoor football and netball.
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. We have a multi-faith prayer/quiet room (The Sanctuary) available on each campus for quiet reflection, meditation and prayer for those of any faith or none in room N1.10 on the High Wycombe Campus and 3.09 Uxbridge Campus.
Human Performance, Exercise and Wellbeing Centre
The Human Performance, Exercise and Wellbeing Centre is part of the High Wycombe Campus and brings together our teaching, research and enterprise across health, sport, exercise and wellbeing. The centre comprises of our Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and our Sports and Wellbeing Clinic, which is accessible to staff, students and the public.
Specialist facilities designed for your industry...
School of Art, Design and Performance
At Buckinghamshire New University we are extremely proud to showcase industry-standard studios, technical machines and high quality equipment. Students have access to course-specific spaces to work, collaborate and create inspiring spaces. The High Wycombe Campus has an industry-standard range of art and design facilities, including a computer lab, 3 photography studios, the Red Shed textiles facility, workshops for wood, metal and ceramics, and facilities for mold-making and plaster work.
Our three dance studios are bright, open spaces, where you can let your creativity flow. All are 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 students can benefit from industry-standard lighting studios, wet darkroom, professional scanning suite and print bureau at our High Wycombe campus.
School of Media and Creative 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. Find out more about all four recording studios as well as our two project suites.
Our video studios, green screen, editing rooms with i9 iMacs and individual edit booths with iMac Pros offer the technology to take you from pre-production to post-production. Find out more about these facilities.
School of Aviation and Security
The School of Aviation and Security boasts an Elite S812 FNPT II flight simulator. This features a single pilot, fully enclosed spacious cockpit with a fully integrated enclosed instructor station as well as an external visual system and can be used for instrument training, simulator practice, supporting theoretical training, and much more. Take a virtual tour!
The Police Code of Practice Suite facilitates the development of practical skills and knowledge relevant to policing in a safe learning environment. All three areas within the suite are connected to a classroom by audio and video links enabling wide student participation, observation, discussion and feedback of the various police related scenarios practiced.
School of Nursing and Allied Health
Simulation is an important aspect of our nursing and healthcare programmes. Students regularly spend time in these areas, to practice technical skills and use the newest technologies, in a safe and supportive environment. Explore and take a virtual tour of each of our Simulation suites today:
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.