2021

Wed 12 May, 2021
England call-up for Beds football star

A University of Bedfordshire sports scholar has been called up to represent the English Universities Sport (EUS) national team, playing in recent fixtures against Chorley FC and Consett AFC.

Tue 11 May, 2021
Research to help combat under-representation of BAME child sexual abuse victims

Research from the University of Bedfordshire has helped identify how social workers and practitioners can best improve their support methods for Black, Asian and minority ethnic child sexual abuse (CSA) victims in England and Wales, following national concern of under-representation in official reporting.

Mon 10 May, 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week promotes power of nature

The University of Bedfordshire’s Mental Health Advisor has written a thoughtful blog post about the positive impact nature can have for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Thu 06 May, 2021
University to be founding member of a new anti-racism network

The University of Bedfordshire is one of 15 universities across England to agree the formation of a new network aimed at fighting racism in higher education.

Wed 05 May, 2021
Pop-up exhibition brimming with hat heritage

Second year art and photography students from the University of Bedfordshire have curated a temporary exhibition in Luton, exploring the heritage of the town’s once booming hat-making trade.

Fri 30 April, 2021
Global reality of forced migration made accessible in new book

A University of Bedfordshire academic has published a book based on three decades of experience and research into the complexities of human displacement, which aims to accessibly aid the knowledge and understanding of global migration for students, policy makers and the general public.

Wed 28 April, 2021
Law student follows parents’ footsteps at Beds

Having graduated over 20 years ago, a pair of Law students have inspired their daughter to follow in their footsteps and study the same course at the University of Bedfordshire more than two decades later.

Fri 23 April, 2021
Drawing workshops to encourage young people’s creativity

The University of Bedfordshire is running a series of free workshops for children in Luton who are interested in drawing their own comics, ahead of a graphic novel art exhibition launching this summer.

Wed 21 April, 2021
Lecturer appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire

An academic from the University of Bedfordshire has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire following over three decades of commitment to social work and the community.

Tue 20 April, 2021
Uni students boost local English language skills

Students from the University of Bedfordshire are helping to enhance language and life skills with school and college pupils in the area who are learning English as a foreign language.

Thu 15 April, 2021
Pandemic inspires workforce accommodation start-up

Inspired by the needs of key workers during Covid-19, a University of Bedfordshire alumnus has launched Comfy Workers, a new accommodation start up, providing accessible overnight stays for ‘blue light’ staff and other key workers.

Wed 14 April, 2021
Charities & university to provide urgent catch-up support for schools

Two local charities have joined forces with the University of Bedfordshire to launch a Covid Catch-up Support Programme for disadvantaged pupils across the county.