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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...
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...
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...
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'...
University students graduation generic
A Bedfordshire charity has said it's offering grants of up to £1,000 to support students in their first year of university.  The Connolly Foundation is now meeting with schools to see which...
St Thomas More Teen Takeover
Bedford Independent set up its online news desk at St. Thomas More school this morning as part of Teen Takeover Day 2018 and its ongoing mission to inspire Bedford's future journalists...
Bedford College degree show 2019
A pop up gallery will be at the Harpur Centre from Saturday 8 June, showcasing the exceptional work of Bedford College degree-level graphic design students.
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.
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.
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...