Wed 30 September, 2020
Alumni ‘immortalised’ in cartoon form by Ripley’s

Radio presenter and University of Bedfordshire alumnus, Sam Darlaston, has been highlighted in Ripley’s Believe it or Not! popular cartoon series.

Mon 28 September, 2020
‘New normal’ studying: Top tips to balance work, life & study

With the University of Bedfordshire’s autumn term kicking off this week, students will be experiencing a new way of living and learning in a post-Covid19 world.

Thu 24 September, 2020
Crowd-funding student to help tackle mental health in region’s primary schools

A Masters student from University of Bedfordshire has developed a primary school sports initiative to help address, reduce and manage mental health in early age children, using elements of martial arts practise.

Wed 23 September, 2020
Youth justice system has been crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic, report finds

The State of Youth Justice – a comprehensive analysis of the youth justice system by an academic from the University of Bedfordshire, published today by the National Association for Youth Justice (NAYJ) – found that the Covid-19 pandemic has had serious consequences for children in prison, including a significantly reduced time for education as well as social interactions with the outside world.

Tue 22 September, 2020
Students reflect on home-learning experience ahead of new term & blended learning

Throughout lockdown whilst students studied from home, staff at the University of Bedfordshire have been busy behind the scenes making each campus Covid-secure for new and returning students this autumn.

Fri 18 September, 2020
University of Bedfordshire gets ready to welcome students

With students set to step back on to University soil later this month for the first time since lockdown, Bedfordshire staff have been busy preparing the campuses and making sure they are safe for staff, students and the local community.

Tue 15 September, 2020
Dating apps, Facebook & sports: How to make friends during Covid19

Students arriving at University of Bedfordshire or heading off to study at other institutions in 2020 will be experiencing a ‘new normal’ version of higher education and university life.

Tue 15 September, 2020
University’s Fantastic Noise podcast returns for series three

A podcast created in-house by a lecturer at University of Bedfordshire has returned for its highly anticipated third series.

Thu 10 September, 2020
University celebrates student & staff resilience in lockdown through virtual exhibition

The University of Bedfordshire has unveiled a new online gallery to celebrate the strengths and achievements of its community throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed 09 September, 2020
Bedfordshire welcomes back annual ISPAR Conference

The University of Bedfordshire has launched its annual Institute for Sport and Physical Activity Research (ISPAR) conference, this year taking place virtually for the first time.

Wed 09 September, 2020
Bedfordshire’s Class of 2020 ‘virtually’ celebrate completing their degrees

Graduates from the University of Bedfordshire were invited to take part in virtual celebrations after coronavirus caused the usual spring and summer ceremonies to be postponed.

Mon 07 September, 2020
Culturally competent robots could improve mental health and loneliness in older people

The evaluation of CARESSES, the largest ever global study investigating the use of culturally competent robots in caring for the elderly, has been completed.