Wed 28 October, 2020
Graduate’s smuggler documentary nominated for Student Radio Award

A recent alumnus and community radio presenter from the University of Bedfordshire has been shortlisted for a Student Radio Award (SRA), thanks to her inspiring human-interest audio documentary created as part of her final year coursework.

Tue 27 October, 2020
Professor joins Luton Foodbank campaign

This October, Luton Foodbank – a community charity supported by the University of Bedfordshire – launched its ‘Here to Help’ campaign aimed at encouraging people to use its resources if needed.

Mon 26 October, 2020
University #SASS Changemakers to host Black youth justice event

Academics and community guests will be taking part in a virtual event on 30th October as part of the University of Bedfordshire’s Black History Month activities.

Wed 21 October, 2020
Student praises disabled accessibility & support at Beds

A Sports graduate with Cerebral Palsy has written an article for advice platform, Cosmopolitan Care, about his experience of studying and living at the University of Bedfordshire.

Tue 20 October, 2020
Opinion: “Chess vs football – the vital distinction in restriction strategy”

Dr Chris Papadopoulos – Principal Lecturer in Public Health at the University of Bedfordshire – recently wrote an article for The Spectator, calling for the government to reconsider a ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown. He argues that this approach better aligns with behavioural science in the fight against Covid19…

Mon 19 October, 2020
University of Bedfordshire appoints new Vice Chancellor

Professor Rebecca Bunting has been appointed as Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Bedfordshire. She has been the University’s interim Vice Chancellor since January 2020 and was previously Vice Chancellor at Bucks New University.

Wed 14 October, 2020
University & Luton Council launch Social Work Academy

Academics from the University of Bedfordshire have partnered with Luton Council’s Children’s Services department to launch a Social Work Academy, to help recruit and develop the next generation of social workers in Luton and the wider region.

Fri 09 October, 2020
‘Do one thing’ for World Mental Health Day

Saturday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day and the Wellbeing team at the University of Bedfordshire is encouraging students and staff to ‘do one positive thing’ to mark the occasion.

Fri 09 October, 2020
Celebrate Local Radio Day with Radio LaB

Community radio station, Radio LaB, based at the University of Bedfordshire, is taking part in the fifth annual Local Radio Day campaign.

Wed 07 October, 2020
Students launch digital workshops for secondary school pupils

Two outreach and partnership teams at the University of Bedfordshire have joined forces to support a group of Media and Performance students in launching and hosting digital workshops.

Wed 07 October, 2020
Beds SU achieves ‘Good’ in Green Impact Award

The University of Bedfordshire’s Students’ Union has revealed that it has achieved ‘Good’ in the NUS Green Impact Awards for 2019/20.

Tue 06 October, 2020
Opinion: "Covid-19 is still worsening health inequality. Why hasn't anything been done?"

Professor of Diversity in Public Health and Director of the University of Bedfordshire's Institute for Health Research, Gurch Randhawa recently penned an opinion piece for The Guardian as part of his efforts to help raise awareness of the inequalities faced by ethnic minorities in the fight against Covid19...