Thu 24 December, 2020
University’s Aspire Higher & Study Higher partnerships to host third CPD event

A joint venture between two of the University of Bedfordshire’s education outreach partnerships will be kicking off the New Year with the third in a new series of free CPD (Continuing Professional Development) webinars, providing HE-related information for teachers and student advisers.

Wed 23 December, 2020
Gold success for lecturer & daughter’s joint podcast

A University of Bedfordshire lecturer and his seven year old daughter have picked up first prize in the podcast category of this year’s Community Radio Awards.

Wed 23 December, 2020
North Pole goal for University's cheerleaders

The University of Bedfordshire’s cheerleading team are walking, running, cycling, swimming, cartwheeling and forward-rolling the equivalent 2617 miles to the North Pole, all in the name of charity.

Tue 22 December, 2020
Students encouraged to spread cheer by volunteering in Bedfordshire during festive break

The Student Support team at the University of Bedfordshire are highlighting volunteering opportunities with local charities and community projects that students can get involved with, to help others this Christmas.

Tue 22 December, 2020
University lecturers’ research paper wins BERJ Editor’s Choice Award

A research paper written by two University of Bedfordshire lecturers has won the British Education Research Journal (BERJ) 2020 Editor’s Choice Award.

Fri 18 December, 2020
University funded book is published by UCL Press

A book focusing on the critical role of the arts in economic regeneration of communities has been funded by the University of Bedfordshire and co-edited by academics.

Fri 18 December, 2020
Human Rights academic evaluates multi-million pound Child Trafficking Protection Fund

An academic from the University of Bedfordshire has just finished evaluating a £2.2 million UK Government programme which provides NGO funding and tests innovative approaches to the care and support of trafficked and exploited children worldwide.

Thu 17 December, 2020
University Institute launches series of webinars about Forced Migration

Researchers and academics at the University of Bedfordshire are hosting a series of collaborative webinars focusing on Forced Migration, with the first event taking place on Friday 18th December – International Migrants Day.

Wed 16 December, 2020
Universities collaborate with Drink Wise Age Well to reveal the impact of Covid-19 on over-50s alcohol support services

Academics from the University of Bedfordshire and Glasgow Caledonian University have published findings from a new study in partnership with Drink Wise Age Well – a programme led by alcohol, drug and mental health charity, We Are With You – revealing remote support has helped older adults who have issues with alcohol during the pandemic, but that face-to-face support is still essential for effective service provision.

Tue 15 December, 2020
Academic and son’s interview chosen as one of BBC Radio 5 Live’s best of 2020

BBC Radio 5 Live has chosen an interview with a University of Bedfordshire lecturer and his son as one of the best of 2020.

Mon 14 December, 2020
Dance Beds project defies pandemic to keep creativity flowing

Dance Beds, a University of Bedfordshire dance project in collaboration with Bedford Creative Arts and DanceEast, has defied the coronavirus pandemic and excelled in finding creative ways to continue performing safely.

Fri 11 December, 2020
Bedfordshire’s literary legends to be celebrated by new University initiative & competition

The University of Bedfordshire has launched a new collaborative project – Literary Bedfordshire – which aims to celebrate the region’s famous and favourite writers through research and shared knowledge of local literary history.