Linford Christie and Lisa Wainwright join Bedfordshire graduates in civic ceremony

Graduation season opened at the University of Bedfordshire with a civic ceremony in Bedford where Olympic 100 metre gold medallist, Linford Christie OBE MBE, and sports education innovator, Lisa Wainwright, became Honorary Doctors.

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Bedfordshire students to study for degree at world-renowned Stoke Mandeville Hospital

A partnership between the University of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will see Bedfordshire healthcare students study for their degree at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury, home to the world renowned National Spinal Injuries Centre.

Take a giant leap into Space Chase with Bedford Borough Libraries

Bedford Borough Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read library books this summer as part of Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge 2019.

University of Bedfordshire graduates reach final stages of nationwide Tranzfuser gaming competition

Graduates from the University of Bedfordshire are one of 13 nationwide teams to reach the final stages of the Tranzfuser gaming competition.

The team, called Fusebox Inc., includes three University of Bedfordshire graduates from the BSc Computer Games Development course and one post-graduate researcher from the School of Computer Science and Technology.

University of Bedfordshire gets the keys to new STEM building

University of Bedfordshire was handed the ‘keys’ to its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by construction company R G Carter (26 June)

Highways England uses Minecraft to inspire next generation of engineers

Children at a Bedfordshire primary school spent a morning creating dual-carriageways and building three-tier junctions with popular block-building game Minecraft.

Generations Dancing win big in Big Lottery funding

A University of Bedfordshire led, community arts project based in Bedford has been awarded Big Lottery Funding to continue its work in bringing generations together through dance.

Generations Dancing aims to create community cohesion across different age groups and community sectors, including school children and older people, to increase their access to arts and culture and improve social inclusion.

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The latest Education News, comment and analysis on local schools, including further and higher education in the Cranfield and Marston Vale area.

The Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle’s Education News section provides the latest news on the area nurseries, schools, sixth form and further education colleges, and universities.

The area covered includes Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough Councils. Education News covers school performance, planning for population increases and school closures.