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Samantha Jones
Samantha Jones, an advanced practitioner at Bedford College, has been named as teacher of the year at the Times Educational Supplement further education awards...
The much-loved musical steps on Harpur Street in Bedford town centre are receiving some much-needed TLC thanks to engineering students at Bedford College...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
A graphic design graduate from Bedford College has received a global award for her project in response to 'fast fashion.'...
After a two-year hiatus, the much-loved Bedford College Hair and Beauty show returns to Bedford Corn Exchange on 26 May. This year's theme is 'Celebrations' and as ever...
Bedford College's principal, Ian Pryce, has chosen #LoveOurColleges week to raise the issue of education funding through the medium of song.
Students and Vinegar
A highlight of LGBT+ month at Bedford College has been a visit from Drag Race superstar, Vinegar Strokes*, one of a number of initiatives organised by...
Bedford College students
Central Bedfordshire College, with campuses in Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Leighton Buzzard and Luton, will merge with The Bedford College Group, bringing together the two...
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...
Engineering students from Bedford College have put their theory into practice, repairing the much-loved musical steps in the town centre...
Ian Pryce and Bedford College Charter
Bedford College has been handed its Royal Charter, and is now officially a member of the Chartered Institution for Further Education, under Royal Charter. Principal and Chief Executive of...
Bedford College students
A decision by Bedford College to amend its Learning Partnership offering has caused concern that a fund for community learning projects in the area may now not be available. Bedford College...