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How the Bedford College tower block will look if planning is approved.
Plans are underway at Bedford College to give their tower block a £9 million upgrade and create "a shining citadel of learning" that shows "the very best education is right here in the heart...
Trees, forming part of a 'living memorial' have been planted at the University of Bedfordshire's Bedford campus to remember those impacted by and lost during the Covid-19 pandemic...
The Connolly Centre of Modern Construction being opened by Mark Farmer, the Government’s champion of Modern Methods of Construction, and representatives from Bedford College and organisations who donated to the project.
Thanks to funding from local and regional organisations, a new state-of-the-art centre, which will give access to skilled jobs from apprentices to degree-level roles in the construction...
Up to 100 students a year will benefit from Bedford College's new construction facility which has received a three-quarters of a million-pound funding boost thanks to a charitable foundation...
As part of its activity during Women’s History Month, the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) is shining a spotlight on the inspiring women who have given their names to important components of its Bedford and Luton campuses.
A graphic design graduate from Bedford College has received a global award for her project in response to 'fast fashion.'...
University of Bedfordshire
Aspiring nurses, midwives and physiotherapists are being urged to apply to The University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ahead of the upcoming September term. The University has announced...
Empty exam room
Students and staff at schools across Bedford Borough have welcomed today's u-turn by Ofqual and the Government to remove any grades that were downgraded by 'algorithmic adjustments'...
Lockdown lettuce
Local residents are invited to take part in Cranfield University's latest citizen science research project, by growing lettuce in their gardens...
Cpt Tom Cranfield Uni
Sir 'Captain' Tom Moore has received another accolade this week, at Cranfield University's 2020 graduation celebrations. The Bedfordshire university has...
Cranfield University
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
Hannah Underwood Bedford College
Bedford College Graphic Design degree student, Hannah Underwood, has put her artistic talents to good use and launched a project to create downloadable...