University aims to connect locals with their heritage
The University of Bedfordshire’s Heritage Enterprise Hub has launched a series of events this winter in order to connect people in the community with both local and personal history.
Radio LaB hosts #CovidConversations to boost vaccinations
The University of Bedfordshire’s award-winning community radio station has launched an initiative in collaboration with Luton Council to help encourage young people in the town to get vaccinated.
University welcomes three new Pro Vice Chancellors
The University of Bedfordshire has welcomed three new Pro Vice Chancellors (PVCs) this academic term to lead the areas of Education & Student Experience, International and Research & Innovation.
Student creates loneliness campaign for Age UK
An art student from the University of Bedfordshire has designed a new advertising campaign for Age UK Milton Keynes, helping them to raise awareness of loneliness in the region.
The ‘Walking Dead’ crawl on to campus
A creative cross-course collaboration has seen a ‘real life’ zombie apocalypse take over the University of Bedfordshire’s Luton campus, after it was invaded by the gruesome undead.
University retains top ten spot for sustainability
The University of Bedfordshire has received a first class award in the 2021 People & Planet University League, retaining its position at eighth place out of 154 institutions.
Study finds Covid-related drop in school literacy levels
Research conducted by the University of Bedfordshire in partnership with Schoolreaders shows that literacy levels of most primary school pupils have been adversely impacted by disruptions to learning caused by Covid-19.
Graduate lands job on ITV training scheme
A University of Bedfordshire graduate has been offered a position on ITV’s journalism trainee scheme for 2022, beating more than 600 other candidates to the role.
Student parents gifted with festive fun day
This December, Beds SU will be hosting a festive crafts and play event as part of their ongoing support programme for students at the University of Bedfordshire who are balancing their studies with raising children.
Academics investigate effects of foetal reduction in pregnancy
Researchers from the University of Bedfordshire have contributed towards a report examining first-time mothers’ experiences of foetal reduction in multi-foetal pregnancies following Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment.
University plants living memorials
Students and staff have attended tree-planting ceremonies at the University of Bedfordshire to remember those lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.
University in Top 25 for supporting disadvantaged students
The University of Bedfordshire has been announced as one of England’s Top 25 universities to have successfully contributed to an increase in social mobility amongst disadvantaged young people in England, according to a new report published by the Sutton Trust.