2021

Thu 07 October, 2021
Modern slavery of children & young people to be tackled through research

The University of Bedfordshire and charity ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) have been announced as research partners, spear-headed by Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre (Modern Slavery PEC).

Wed 06 October, 2021
University hosts successful mobile dance school

Dance academics and students from the University of Bedfordshire, along with local freelance dancers, are celebrating the success of the 2021 Dance Beds summer school project – encouraging creativity and movement in the region’s schools.

Wed 06 October, 2021
Masters students showcase Pertinacity at Hat Factory

Art and Design students from the University of Bedfordshire have capped off their courses with a stunning exhibition in The Hat Factory, one of Luton’s premier art facilities.

Tue 05 October, 2021
UK’s first Black Vice-Chancellor to address Bedfordshire

Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University, will be speaking at an event hosted by the University of Bedfordshire to mark Black History Month.

Tue 05 October, 2021
University to be represented at annual HE conference

A member of the University of Bedfordshire’s Aspire Higher team – which works to strengthen the link between the University and school-age children in the area – has been chosen to deliver a presentation at a regional education conference.

Fri 01 October, 2021
Bedfordshire is ‘Proud to be Black’

Black British history is now widely recognised as an integral part of British history and Black History Month has become a significant national event which the University of Bedfordshire is celebrating once again with campaigns and events.

Wed 29 September, 2021
University hosts ‘Black & British’ With Professor David Olusoga

Professor David Olusoga, OBE, is set to deliver an insightful public lecture as part of the University of Bedfordshire’s celebrations for this year’s Black History Month – a powerful and significant national event now widely recognised as an integral part of British culture and history.

Wed 29 September, 2021
University & CBC team up to support local businesses

The University of Bedfordshire has partnered with Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) to support the ‘Central Bedfordshire Productivity Programme’, which aims to help local businesses.

Mon 27 September, 2021
Shortlisted University podcast returns for fourth series

A popular podcast created by a University of Bedfordshire lecturer has returned for a fourth series, boasting a variety of industry guests from platforms including KISS FM, BBC 5 live, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Three Counties radio.

Wed 22 September, 2021
Academics and guests discuss ‘Improvement Through Movement’

The University of Bedfordshire is hosting its sixth annual ISPAR conference based around the theme of ‘Improvement Through Movement: Performance, health and wellbeing across the lifespan’.

Wed 22 September, 2021
Global research prize for Organ Donation PhD student

As the NHS promotes Organ Donation Week in the UK (20-26th September), an international student from the University of Bedfordshire has snapped up a top research award for his PhD investigating organ donation in Indian communities.

Wed 15 September, 2021
Students offered teaching roles following English tutoring experience

Two students from the University of Bedfordshire have been offered Teaching Assistant roles at local education institutions after taking part in an English language tutoring project.