Our University

The University of Bedfordshire is a modern, innovative university with a heritage of top quality education going back more than 100 years.

We nurture our students to become educated, employable and entrepreneurial global citizens.

We support our students in all aspects of their life and encourage them to influence the education and services we provide.

  • Superb facilities across all our subject areas
  • Study skills development
  • Career and job-seeking guidance
  • Volunteer and work experience
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Modern accommodation
  • Personal tutors

Studying at the University of Bedfordshire

With campuses in Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury we welcome students of all ages and backgrounds.

  • More than 20,000 students from over 120 countries
  • International and multi-cultural learning communities
  • Education partners in China, Middle East, Europe and South East Asia
  • Opportunities to study overseas such as summer schools in China and Vietnam

92% of Bedfordshire students who graduated last year have found jobs or are in further study – the highest figure achieved by the University. (Destination of Leavers of Higher Education (DLHE)2016 survey).

 

Research

Our 11 Research Institutes impact UK and European agendas across health, energy and technology, and social policy.

We won the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2013 in recognition of our pioneering research. This is the highest form of national recognition for universities in the UK. Our research subjects range from organ donation to cyberstalking to smart city development to Parkinson's disease and much more.

Local communities

We contribute financially and socially to our local and regional economies.

In 2017, 1,086 students volunteered in over 30 local community organisations. We are a major employer in the region and boost local businesses.

Year of establishment: 1882

Ranking: University of Bedfordshire is ranked 94th in UK and 1396th in the world.

International student population: 2,565

International student fee: 11500-12500

Number of intake: September

Application Processing Timeline: 1-5 DAYS


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