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Student Success and Support

Student Success and Support

Buckinghamshire New University fosters a fully inclusive learning environment, where everyone is made to feel welcome. Every student is provided with the opportunity to explore new experiences, challenge themselves, and thrive.

As the top ranked university for cost-of-living response and one of the top 10 for student support (WhatUni Student Choice Award 2023), we’re proud to say we’re here to help before, during and even once you’ve graduated from your studies.

If you have particular needs, or you feel that certain adjustments would enhance your studies, then we can help.

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Learning and achievement

We understand that the step from school and college to university can be big transition. At our Learning and Achievement Centre, you can expect support to develop the skills you need to thrive academically. Whether it's honing in your essay writing skills or crafting an impressive CV, our assistance is available to all students from day one at BNU.

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Cost-of-living support

Times are tough, and the rise of the cost-of-living continues to grow. That's why we've pulled together to ensure you are managing and being looked after. Our efforts also saw us ranked as number 1 university for response to the cost-of-living crisis. 

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Health and wellbeing

Throughout your university journey you may encounter challenges and difficulties. Whilst many of us know it it’s important to take care of our physical health, we often forget that sometimes our mental health and wellbeing also needs attention Our Health and Wellbeing services provide comprehensive support, ranging from counselling to services focused on Inclusion, Diversity, and Disability.


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Student enquiries

From student finance queries to letter requests to help you with council tax exemption, we have a highly trained team on-hand to help support you with any enquiries you might have. If you need any further assistance, we can put you in touch with specific teams. 

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Your career

Your future is as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our Career Success team are here to offer you one-to-one careers advice, including exploring career options, updating your CV or LinkedIn profile, and accessing our Careers Portal. We’re also here to answer any career related questions you may have. 

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Care leavers

If you’re a care leaver or an estranged student, you’ll find plenty of support here to help you get the most out of your time at BNU. From help with your application and accommodation, to bursaries and the mentoring scheme we have on offer. 

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Study abroad opportunities

At BNU we offer opportunities for our students to study at partner universities across the world, as well as for students from international universities to study abroad with us. Our team can help you find all the information and support you need to take the next step.