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University of Bedfordshire photography project Bedford Hospital
Students from the University of Bedfordshire have unveiled a new photography exhibit at Bedford Hospital, aiming to create warm and inviting spaces for patients and staff. In collaboration with the...
Bedford College Group merger with Central Beds College. Image: Bedford College Group
Bedford College Group and Central Beds College have merged, creating the largest college group not serving a major city. Bedford College group, which is made up of six colleges...
The former executive principal of Biddenham International School and Sports College has received an honorary degree from the University of Bedfordshire to mark his 50 years in education...
Hilda Moore
250 former students at Bedford’s Training College, later known as the Bedford College of Physical Education, were awarded honorary degrees and reunited by the University of Bedfordshire on...
Three female University of Bedfordshire graduates hope to inspire the next generation of female scientists as they start exciting careers in the male dominated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) sector...
Students from across the Borough have been awarded financial bursaries from the Harpur Trust to help them make the most of their academic potential. 16 students from low-income...
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...