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Bedford College's principal, Ian Pryce, has chosen #LoveOurColleges week to raise the issue of education funding through the medium of song.
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
Dawn Fitt OBE
Pioneering female engineering educator, Dawn Fitt, of Bedford College, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours list...
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...
Cranfield University
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
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...
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...
Bedford Sixth Form
21 subjects at Bedford Sixth Form have seen some students achieve 100% in their A-Levels. 42.4% of students reached A*, A and B Grades across all A-level subjects. Maths achieved the highest percentage of...
learning
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 Hair and Beauty show 2019 3
Bedford College's Hair and Beauty students paraded their traffic-stopping styles through Bedford town centre last week, ahead of their annual show They then made their way to...
Ian Pryce Bedford College
The Bedford College Group has been shortlisted in two categories at the TES FE Awards 2020. The prestigious Times Educational Supplement awards showcase...
Lockdown lettuce
Local residents are invited to take part in Cranfield University's latest citizen science research project, by growing lettuce in their gardens...