Bedford College News

5th Largest in the UK

Thursday 18 April 2019

The Bedford College Group has been recognised as the 5th largest in the UK upon the merger between Bedford and Tresham Colleges in August 2017.

Ten thousand success stories

Thursday 18 April 2019

Bedford College Group Learning Centres have helped thousands of people to secure employment through IT training which many missed out on at school. For complete beginners, or those who have been self-taught “on the job”, the Learning Centres offer a chance to gain important ITQ certificates to help people find work or secure promotion and a pay rise.
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Winning work by degrees

Monday 15 April 2019

The work of Bedford College’s BA Graphic Design student Daniel Rogers will soon be attracting visitors to a new Cafe in the Park opening in Parson’s Close Recreation Ground, Leighton Buzzard.
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Instagram star gets his poster design published

Monday 15 April 2019

Curtis Reeve has been picked from 1,000s on Instagram for this innovative poster designs.
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Hat trick in national teaching awards

Monday 25 March 2019

Staff of The Bedford College Group have achieved a hat trick in winning prestigious Times Educational Supplement Awards three years in a row.
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Future Foresters Skills Day for students is back

Monday 11 March 2019

Up to 300 forestry and arboriculture students, apprentices and ‘new starters’ are expected to come together in October for a unique Future Foresters Skills Day which will introduce them to some of the most advanced thinking and technologies in the sector.
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60 years of skills

Monday 11 March 2019

Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Wadys Electrical and Mechanical Building Services is an outstanding example of investing in skills for the future.
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Working with TV's The Apprentice

Friday 8 March 2019

Bedford College apprentice Jade Bagshaw is working with an agency which boasts TV’s The Apprentice icon Lord Sugar among its portfolio of clients.
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It IS rocket science

Friday 1 March 2019

Access to apprenticeships with international giant Lockheed Martin is on offer through The Bedford College Group, heard parents at the £5.2 Million riverside Advanced Engineering Centre.
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Making instax stars

Friday 1 March 2019

Photography giant Fujifilm which has its UK headquarters in Bedford, is testing the talents of local students on its new instax cameras
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Graphic Design students brew up new designs for new visitor destination

Friday 1 March 2019

Bedford-based family-brewer Charles Wells has challenged Bedford College students to come up with branding design ideas for its new multi-million investment brewhouse and visitor destination.
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Open University link announced

Thursday 28 February 2019

A brand-new scheme to bring free Level 1 Functional Skills courses to local people is being launched by The Bedford College Group in partnership with The Open University (OU).
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The Art of Rocket Science

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Bedford College’s Eva Cringle is a 17-year-old with her head in the stars after shining through to the final 25 from 4,000 entries worldwide for the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
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Zoological Education Centre Taking Shape

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Students, staff and special guests attended a special ceremony to celebrate the work that is has already been completed for the foundations and steel structure for the brand new £3.65m Zoological Education Centre on the Shuttleworth site.
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Two in prestigious awards

Tuesday 5 February 2019

A dynamic duo from The Bedford College Group have been shortlisted in the prestigious Times Educational Supplement (TES) Awards.
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