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Bedford named one of UK’s best student cities


Wed 5th September, 2018

Bedford has been named the fourth best city in the UK for providing events for students.

The town was ranked fourth out of 30 UK universities for offering the most events per 1,000 students, according to TickX, an events and attractions ticketing website.

TickX highlighted that Bedford offered several live music venues, including Esquires, the Corn Exchange and Ent. Shed, as well as lively clubs like The Empire, Six’s and Vogue.

The University of Bedfordshire's Bedford campus is also home to The Hub, run by Beds SU, where students can gather enjoy a coffee, play table tennis or watch live sport on the big screen.

In the evening students can enjoy a range of events, including club nights, quizzes and comedy nights while tucking in to freshly made pizzas at evenings and weekends.

Beds SU President Kieran Nixon said: “I think it is brilliant that Bedford has been ranked fourth in the country for providing events for students. At Beds SU we pride ourselves in offering entertaining, inclusive and diverse events for all students, and this shows that we are going in the right direction.”

Find out more about the research by TickX here.

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