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Bring your student campaigns alive
with unique creative digital & print content

Who are we?

We are a team of creative specialists led by digital content creator Sam Hudson.


Sam has been in your shoes, starting his career as a student union marketing executive and spending over a decade working closely with educational organisations just like yours.


We get it – the constant challenge of balancing your communications with informative information whilst appealing to an evolving student audience. 

What do we create?

We specialise in all creative content from motion graphics to traditional print media.

We understand that resources can be limited so we're here to jump in and out of campaigns whenever we're required without the need to recruit more staff or work with large marketing firms.

There is no concept too large or small and we love a challenge, so do not hesitate to throw your most innovative ideas our way.

Where do we focus?

We create content for every key moment along the student journey including Welcome Week, Elections, Awards and Graduations.

Every campaign you run across the student year and beyond can benefit from beautiful and engaging content. 


Whether that be through an animated explainer video or a solid piece of print design, there is always room to up your game when communicating with students. 

Our creative work 
seen by thousands of students

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Various animated explainer videos promoting the union services including an introduction to the advice centre. These were shown across social channels and emailed out to students before their arrival.

"Buckley Creative worked with us on our welcome video for new students and we were amazed with the results. This was an area we had never explored before, but we had great open communication throughout the project and everything we asked for was delivered to the highest quality."


Nyasha Takawira
Communications and Marketing Manager

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We have supported London Met SU across a variety of campaigns including student elections and student rep recruitment. These campaigns were enhanced by creating digital and print content including animations, video interviews, poster designs and social graphics. 

"Buckley Creative helped us create a range of videos and still posters. These were used as part of various successful promotional drives for example encouraging voting in our annual elections and student to volunteers with various Students' Union activities and campaigns. Sam is great to work with. I highly recommend Buckley Creative."


Eddie Rowley

Student Voice Coordinator

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We are currently working on two huge pieces of branding work with Essex SU. This includes a full re-brand of their flagship nightclub Subzero and creation of supporting marketing assets. We’re also creating the brand and assets for their 2023 Welcome Week lineup which is due to be released soon.

‘We’ve really enjoyed working with Buckley Creative so far. Sam’s quick to respond, gets briefs quickly and has presented some innovative ideas so far.”

Lorna Elliot 

Head of Marketing, Brand & Communications

A huge impact video piece detailing the story of the OU Students Association. We worked closely with the client on this narrative and produced a pop-up book style animation. This video is displayed on the OU Students Association website homepage and was distributed across socials. 

"We want to thank Sam at Buckley Creative for their exceptional work on our 50th Anniversary video. The video perfectly captured the essence of the Students Association and left a lasting impression on our audience. We appreciate Sam’s dedication and expertise in bringing our vision to life in a short amount of time. We very much look forward to working with Buckley Creative again in the future."


Hannah Prue

Projects Officer 


We have supported Blackburn University Centre for over 5 years and created countless animations to support all of their student campaigns. This has included videos around registration, financial support, using student services, awards and more. 

“Buckley Creative have quickly and efficiently produced a range of materials to support Blackburn College. These have helped us create a virtual open event, create animated infographic explainer videos that have helped make complex topics simple and as well as video content. I have recommended Buckley Creative to others because I know they too cannot failed to be impressed at the work."

Ben Taylor

Head of Marketing

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Northampton SU

We created animations to support two major campaigns at Northampton SU including the student elections and promoting the NSS to students across campus.


When potential students are considering joining LSTM they have many questions about the school and its location in the UK. We solved this issue with an animated explainer video detailing all of the amazing things LSTM and Liverpool have to offer the student experience.

"I've had the pleasure of working with Sam on a few education projects for my Further and Higher education clients and he's always delivered an exceptional product. Sam has created animations which bring to life institutional key messages on multi-channel campaigns in a fun, creative but professional way. There's no doubt I'll work with Sam again."

Antoinette Perry

 Marketing Consultant

You are in control

Brainstorm and sketch concepts
Explore design options to ensure we capture the essence of your vision.
Lay the foundation for a project that resonates with your audience.


We'll transform ideas into polished visuals that are tailored to your personality and storytelling needs.

We use a combination of Adobe Suite and custom software to craft graphics and animations.



We value your input and present our designs for your review.

Your feedback guides us as we fine-tune the animation and creative assets to align perfectly with your vision.


Once your approvals are in place, we meticulously finalise the creative.

Here we create the assets, ensuring every aspect is picture-perfect and package them as discussed during the ideation phase.

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Get motion graphics for Snapchat, TikTok and Instagram

Explainer videos that teach

how to use student services, how to sign up for sports and societies and how to stand for elections etc.

Promotional videos that shout about
student events, commercial services and opportunities for students.

Informational videos that introduce
students to life on campus and everything you need to know to make the most of the student experience. 

Graphic design for
printed and digital media

Need a fresh brand for your Welcome Week? Or would you like to refresh your current branding to maximise the look and feel of your commercial services?

Print flyers & brochures
Ideal for promoting student campaigns, pushing events and displaying advice for students during their time at university.

Social media graphics
Fill your instagram with engaging visuals and reach students where they spend most of their time.

Website and email
Give your website the edge with powerful graphics and illustrations that improve student engagement across your digital channels.

Signage and offline
Bring your campaigns to life with vinyl graphics around your building or across campus.

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Graphic Design Agency Manchester

We will customise a full creative package for you including animated graphics and design in time for Welcome Week.

Buckley Creative

We are a team of creatives led by content specialist Sam Hudson.


Sam has worked across a number of sectors for the past decade, providing content and marketing services for clients including TikTok, Snapchat, The Felix Project, IRN-BRU and many more. 

He's also spent many years working in the educational sector so understands the level of quality content that is required to engage students. 

We live and breathe creative content and are ready to take on your next exciting project.

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