Fri 31 July, 2020
University honorary reflects on parenting during lockdown

Pop Idol judge, community leader and University of Bedfordshire honorary, Carrie Grant, discusses the highs and lows of juggling childcare in lockdown and tells Bedfordshire students who are parents: “You are building a future for your child and they see that determination.”

Thu 30 July, 2020
Graduate nominated for prestigious football podcast award

University of Bedfordshire alumnus Joe Flemons has added to an already impressive list of post-university achievements by being nominated for a prestigious podcast award.

Thu 30 July, 2020
From LU3 to NYC: Graduate’s art goes global

Artwork by a University of Bedfordshire alumnus has been selected to feature in a public New York City exhibition celebrating the efforts of carers and healthcare workers around the world.

Thu 30 July, 2020
National Graduates Day: Bedfordshire’s Class of 2020 shines with resilience

This summer should have seen University of Bedfordshire graduates celebrating their completed studies in the grounds of the Putteridge Bury campus, but Covid19 has disrupted this greatly anticipated event.

Tue 28 July, 2020
University tells the region’s children: “Let’s Create!”

Staff at the University of Bedfordshire have worked with key local partners to distribute 1,500 Arts Council England (ACE) Let's Create activity packs to young people across Bedfordshire.

Mon 27 July, 2020
University launches cultural education partnership for Luton during lockdown

Despite the social restrictions of Covid19, the University of Bedfordshire has successfully launched a Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) investment programme for Luton, which will enable the town’s children and young people to explore and access cultural education.

Mon 27 July, 2020
Beds People: Radio LaB invites you to ‘Meet the Researchers’

Leading researchers from the University of Bedfordshire are being featured in the first of a new Beds People miniseries as part of a collaboration between IES and community radio station, Radio LaB.

Fri 24 July, 2020
Academic hosts virtual Toastmasters series to encourage discussion and debate during lockdown

A lecturer and Toastmaster from the University of Bedfordshire has been the driving force behind a new roundtable event series to help encourage public discussion of current global issues, and allow people to virtually connect with like-minded individuals from Rotary and Toastmasters clubs across the globe.

Wed 22 July, 2020
Universities collaborate to ensure secondary pupils are ready for Higher Education

Funded by the Office for Students (OfS), the Universities of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Northampton have teamed up to launch the Aspire Higher project for prospective students to learn and discover what to expect from university life and study.

Wed 22 July, 2020
University’s 2020 news stars say thank you

Media stars from the University of Bedfordshire are thanking Twitter for helping the press office reach 4,000 followers.

Wed 22 July, 2020
From Italy to Mauritius, CRELLA hosts first world-wide virtual Research Seminar

Recognised as the UK’s leading research centre for language learning and assessment, the University of Bedfordshire’s CRELLA research institute has celebrated a ten-year milestone of running their annual Research Seminars by hosting its first online event.

Wed 15 July, 2020
Student uses empty Mall as art gallery during lockdown

With coronavirus disrupting graduate degree shows across the country, a final year art student from University of Bedfordshire gained permission to utilise an empty shopping centre in the town centre.