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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...
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...
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...
Dawn Fitt OBE
Pioneering female engineering educator, Dawn Fitt, of Bedford College, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours list...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
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 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...
As part of the 15th annual National Apprenticeship Week (7 - 13 February), organisations in Bedford Borough are shining a light on the positive...
Bedford College make up students
Two talented Bedford College students took first and second prize in a national competition that paid tribute to the late international fashion designer...
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...
Bedford College's principal, Ian Pryce, has chosen #LoveOurColleges week to raise the issue of education funding through the medium of song.
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...