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As the country’s sixth formers receive their A-level results today, the Bedford Independent has asked some of the town’s educators, leaders and business...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Terminator 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger high fives Edward Furlong
Cranfield University are asking people if they'd be happy to leave their children to be looked after by a robot, as well as being used in a number of other situations that...
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...
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
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
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...