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A University of Bedfordshire student who volunteers at Citizens Advice has accepted an offer of a legal training contract with the renowned multinational law firm, Linklaters LLP...
A University of Bedfordshire student who has been training at Bedford Hospital has brought home the top prize at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards. Third-year student, Chelsea Beckford-Procyk...
A research fellow at Cranfield University is aiming to become a world record holder for paper plane flight when he competes at the final of the Red Bull Paper Wings competition...
A new degree has been launched at the Bedford campus of the University of Bedfordshire, aiming to equip future teachers with the skills and expertise needed to improve the...
As part of this year's celebrations of Black History Month, the University of Bedfordshire is hosting an evening with Professor David Olusoga, OBE, as he explores how Black Britons...
The recipients of this year's Harpur Trust bursaries have been announced, with 16 local undergraduate students receiving financial support to help achieve their academic potential...
A Cranfield University student has been shortlisted for the Masters Student of the Year Awards 2021. Rosie Crawford, who is in the final weeks of her...
Dame Deidre Hutton, Cranfield University Chancellor, officially opened the building last week. The facility has already played a key part in the university’s efforts to detect COVID-19 rates through wastewater...
The head of the most successful team in Formula One history has received an Honorary Degree from Cranfield University in its annual graduation celebrations. Toto Wolff, the Team Principal, CEO and co-owner of...
Cranfield University’s internationally recognised Centre for Creative Competitive Design (C4D) is celebrating its ten-year anniversary. C4D is an award-winning centre of excellence for creative design, strategy and leadership...
Alex Stark
Utilising his background in martial arts, a Masters student from the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) has developed a primary school sports initiative to...
UoB grads
Over 900 graduates from the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) gathered online to take part in virtual celebrations after their traditional ceremonies were...