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University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
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...
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...
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...
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Scientists from Cranfield University will be exploring the impact of emissions from shipping and cruises in the Arctic region thanks to new funding. In a joint project a team from...
Generations dancing
A community arts project, led by the University of Bedfordshire, has been awarded Big Lottery funding to continue its work in bringing generations...
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Professor Lynette Ryals, Director of Cranfield School of Management, has been awarded an OBE, for services to Higher Education in the New Year’s Honours List...
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Cranfield University are asking people if they'd be happy to leave their children to be looked after by a robot, as well as being used in a number of other situations that...
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...
Cyber security
A senior lecturer at Cranfield University has warned that the cyber-attack on the Labour Party may be precursor to bigger, more sophisticated attacks.
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Cranfield School Of Management's MBA and Finance and Management MSc have been ranked as the 7th and 6th best respectively in the world Times Higher Education Supplement...