News Room

Thu 15 April, 2021
Pandemic inspires workforce accommodation start-up

Inspired by the needs of key workers during Covid-19, a University of Bedfordshire alumnus has launched Comfy Workers, a new accommodation start up, providing accessible overnight stays for ‘blue light’ staff and other key workers.

Tue 13 April, 2021
A two-way street: Grateful business ‘gives back’ to students

Study Active, one of the UK’s leading providers of personal training and fitness instructor qualifications, has celebrated its fifth year of working in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire.

Wed 17 March, 2021
Students adapt to the changing events industry

University of Bedfordshire students have shown their versatility and adapted to the changing events industry, putting on exceptional events despite the barriers raised by Covid-19.

Thu 04 March, 2021
Graduate’s book explores impact of social media on political debates

A research graduate from the University of Bedfordshire has authored a book based on her PhD thesis, analysing the UK’s public political participation in an ever-changing digital age.

Tue 16 February, 2021
Law Clinic open for business despite restrictions

The University of Bedfordshire’s Law Clinic is continuing to offer the public free legal advice this spring, despite disruptions caused by the country’s lockdown restrictions.

Tue 09 February, 2021
University celebrates success of Apprenticeship programmes

As part of National Apprenticeship Week (8–14th February), the University of Bedfordshire is highlighting the success of its Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeship programmes.

Mon 04 January, 2021
University event to discuss lack of inclusion and diversity in creative arts

The University of Bedfordshire’s popular Beds Talks series returns for 2021 to discuss the presence of inequality and lack of diversity in the UK’s creative industries.

Wed 09 December, 2020
Vice Chancellor appoints three Faculty Deans after resilient 2020 performance

The University of Bedfordshire has appointed three permanent Executive Deans to the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS), Faculty of Education and Sport (E&S) and Bedfordshire’s Business School (UBBS).

Mon 07 December, 2020
University’s business support helps local swim school make a 'splash'!

Despite the pandemic, a local leisure company has seen an increase in profits and clientele after seeking free SME business support from the University of Bedfordshire.

Mon 30 November, 2020
Bedfordshire celebrates resilient Class of 2020 in second ‘virtual’ graduation

Virtual celebrations were hosted by the University of Bedfordshire last week to mark the success of its November graduates, who were cheered on remotely by friends and family back home.

Wed 09 September, 2020
Bedfordshire’s Class of 2020 ‘virtually’ celebrate completing their degrees

Graduates from the University of Bedfordshire were invited to take part in virtual celebrations after coronavirus caused the usual spring and summer ceremonies to be postponed.

Mon 07 September, 2020
Local SME directors praise University’s business support during Covid19

The owners of a Luton-based business have spoken of the invaluable SME support they received from University of Bedfordshire in a new promo video, following the coronavirus ‘slump’.