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University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
Bedford Student
Research carried out by TickX - The Event Ticket Search Engine has revealed Bedford is the fourth best location for great nights out for students. The research took the number of students at 30 universities across the UK...
Bedford-based family-brewer Charles Wells is collaborating with Bedford College students to come up with branding design ideas for its new brewhouse and visitor destination...
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Cranfield School Of Management's MBA and Finance and Management MSc have been ranked as the 7th and 6th best respectively in the world Times Higher Education Supplement...
Dr Aujila
Dr Imogen Aujla, senior lecturer in Dance and Dance Science at the University of Bedfordshire, has been shortlisted for a national dance award. The Dance Science award is part of One Dance UK’s 2019 awards, developed to...
University of Bedfordshire vice chancellor, Bill Rammell
In his annual lecture today, Bill Rammell, vice chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, will call on universities to do more to promote freedom of speech and debate. The vice chancellor’s...
Ritika Roy
Exam celebrations for students and staff took place across Bedford Borough yesterday, with provisional figures showing that nearly 99% [98.9%] of pupils...
Tom Grennan
Local singer Tom Grennan, alongside Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes of The Shires,  joined students from the University of Bedfordshire at their graduation...
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Professor Lynette Ryals, Director of Cranfield School of Management, has been awarded an OBE, for services to Higher Education in the New Year’s Honours List...
Unilever competition winners
Cranfield University and Unilever recently collaborated on an event to give students the chance to contribute to the development of the next generation...
Cyber security
A senior lecturer at Cranfield University has warned that the cyber-attack on the Labour Party may be precursor to bigger, more sophisticated attacks.
Bedford College Apprenticesvideo
Apprentices across Bedford Borough have been showing how they're at the top of their game as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The week, which ran from 4 to 8 March...