University of Bedfordshire

About University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire was established in August 2006 by order of the Privy Council, following the merger between the University of Luton and De Montfort University’s Bedford campus.

The University of Bedfordshire is the largest higher education institution in the county, providing excellent opportunities for more people to access top quality higher education.We work closely with employers on our curriculum, while forging close links with UK companies to provide a broad range of training and accredited industry courses.

With large campuses in Luton and Bedford, the University is the single, major provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education in Bedfordshire.University of Bedfordshire graduates enjoy excellent employment rates, with 92% in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2012).

More than three-quarters of students at the University of Bedfordshire benefited from a bursary or scholarship in the 2010-2011 academic year. The University provided financial help to 76.3 per cent of its students – spending a total of £3.8 million. It makes the University the 4th most generous among all universities in the country for providing financial support to its students. (OFFA and HEFCE joint report 2012) The Government’s higher education quality watchdog, the Quality Assurance Agency, awarded Bedfordshire top marks in its most recent audit (2009)

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    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, LU1 3JU

    Telephone: 01582 734111

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    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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