Bedford College News

On The Brink of stardom

Thursday 12 September 2019

Two Bedfordshire film makers will be walking the red carpet for the premiere of their latest film at Cineworld on Saturday 14 September.

Raising the roof in construction training

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Setting the standards for training in the modern construction industry is now a key role for one of The Bedford College Group’s Directors, David Wilkins.
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New Vice Principal of The Bedford College Group is Karen Campbell

Friday 6 September 2019

Karen will be responsible for Apprenticeships, land-based learning, construction and STEM (science technology engineering and maths). This follows Karen’s experience as Director of Social Studies at the Group since 2018.
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Sign here for WorldSkills

Monday 2 September 2019

The Bedford College Group will be centre stage at the WorldSkills UK Live event at the NEC Birmingham in November.
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Pioneering T-Levels

Thursday 29 August 2019

The Bedford College Group has been pioneering the work-placement element of the T-levels across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire over the last year.
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Sounds of the underground

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Sir David Attenborough has introduced us to the idea that plants have senses which can respond to their environment. Now a 22-year-old at Shuttleworth College is trying to find out if they react to sound.
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Transformational team

Tuesday 20 August 2019

The transformation of a group of young people who signed up to a Prince’s Trust Team programme run by The Bedford College Group was celebrated at a dedicated event earlier this summer.
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The Alligators go in two by two

Friday 16 August 2019

The alligators are the first to move in to the new £3.65m Zoological Educational Centre which is now filling up with animals.
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Sculpting a Career Down Under

Wednesday 7 August 2019

Former Bedford College student Andrew Poppleton is forging an international reputation as a sculptor in Australia since completing a one-year foundation course in art and design in 2002.
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Your chance to be part of the New Zoological Education Centre

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Shuttleworth College’s brand new Zoological Education Centre (ZEC), opening this September to animals, students and staff.
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A decade of awards

Friday 26 July 2019

For the tenth year in row, Bedford College’s Graphic Design Degree students have been ranked among the best in the UK in an important forum for future talent.
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Teaching Excellence in Fashion

Friday 26 July 2019

Coming up with creative designs which beat universities from across the UK in corporate clothing design is more than just a passing fashion at Bedford College.
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Festival showcase for students

Thursday 18 July 2019

Bedford College art students Eva Cringle, Lia Fairhead and Lauren Sullivan have been selected to exhibit their work at Origins Creative Arts Festival taking place at the Truman Brewery at the end of July.
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Ellie's cut out for success

Thursday 18 July 2019

Ellie Mackinnon of Marston Moretaine has completed a hat trick for Bedford College by winning £1,000 in a national clothing design contest.
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Six of the UKs Best Designers

Tuesday 16 July 2019

D&AD New Blood is a national talent-spotting environment for the best graphic designers of tomorrow. Out of 60 universities across the UK who entered the 2019 competition, six of the best students have been selected from Bedford College.
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