Wed 30 August, 2017
University to increase its renewable energy generation

In the last 12 months the University generated enough renewable electricity to power an average UK home for thirty years. This will increase to 45 years when the solar panels on the new STEM building are installed.

Wed 30 August, 2017
University reduces its carbon emissions for fourth year running

In the last twelve months the University’s carbon emissions have dropped by around 630 tonnes, compared with the previous twelve month period. The reduction in carbon emissions was assissted by an investment in a combined heat and power plant at the University’s Bedford campus.

Tue 29 August, 2017
Bedfordshire students shortlisted for national radio awards

Two students from the University of Bedfordshire have been shortlisted for accolades at this years’ Community Radio Awards.

Tue 29 August, 2017
Free Bike for Students

In conjunction with Luton Borough Council the University is running a cycle training and free bike scheme for students.

Thu 24 August, 2017
University of Bedfordshire gains Eco-Campus Silver Award

On 16th of August 2017 the University of Bedfordshire was successful in gaining certification to EcoCampus Bronze and Silver Award.

Tue 22 August, 2017
Report reveals vulnerable migrant children in the UK have nowhere to turn

Research from the University of Bedfordshire has found that vulnerable migrant children alone in the UK face cuts to help with legal costs and soaring Home Office fees as they struggle to resolve their immigration cases.

Tue 22 August, 2017
BBC Journalist uses Clearing to take control

When BBC Broadcast Journalist Toby Friedner didn’t get the A Level results he was hoping for, the University of Bedfordshire offered him a lifeline through Clearing which led to his dream career in radio.

Mon 21 August, 2017
Bedfordshire teaching alumni honoured at awards

Two primary school teachers who trained at the University of Bedfordshire are celebrating after being honoured at prestigious teaching awards.

Mon 21 August, 2017
Author of HEA/QAA publication on Education for Sustainability commends the Sustainability Forum

On learning about the impacts of the teaching and learning initiatives of the Sustainability Forum, Professor James Longhurst (Assistant Vice Chancellor Environment and Sustainability at the University of the West of England) stated that,

Mon 21 August, 2017
Sustainability Forum coordinator, Diana Pritchard, appointed as World Climate Ambassador

Dr Diana Pritchard has been piloting, adopting and now promoting use of an engaging learning activity which generates profound understanding and insights about the world climate system, global negotiations and increases motivation to get involved or influence policy making.

Mon 21 August, 2017
University’s Sustainability Forum nominated for national teaching award

Core members of the Sustainability Forum at the University of Bedfordshire have been nominated for the prestigious national Higher Education Academy’s Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).

Mon 21 August, 2017
Sustainability Forum members collaborate in research activities

This chapter will appear in the edited volume, Implementing Sustainability in the Curriculum of Universities. Springer (forthcoming, 2018).