University of Bedfordshire

A modern, innovative university with a heritage of top quality education going back more than 100 years. University has six campuses in Luton, Bedford, Aylesbury and Milton Keynes, with student from over 100 countries around the world. The University of Bedfordshire works with academic partners both in the UK, and overseas, to deliver a range of courses from foundation degrees to dectorates.


World Ranked

The University of Bedfordshire is a World Ranked University and has earned a place in the Times Higher Education (THE) annual World University Rankings. Times Higher Education 2022 has placed the University in 251-300th in Young University Ranking. In This university you get the best of all worlds with our college locations in Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Aylesbury.

Award and Achievements

  • Commended by the QAA for the higher quality and standards of our higher education provision (QAA 2015)
  • University of Bedfordshire placed first in England in Green League
  • Top 300 University under 50 years old (THE 2021)
  • One of 21 Business Schools awarded the Bronze Award for start-up and business growth advice (Small Business Charter)
  • 2nd in the country in the University Green League (People and Planet)
  • Eco Campus Platinum award (2021)
  • Continued investement in facilities for our students. Most significantly we opened a $40m STEM building at our Luton campus in 1019.
  • The University was awarded a Sliver award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in June, which recognises excellent teaching and learning across the UK's higher education sector.

Graduate as a Professional

We put strong focus on professional development. 92% of Bedfordshire students who graduate 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).


Why choose UoB

We are located at Vicarage St, Luton LU1 3JU, United Kingdom.

The University of Bedfordshire is a modern, innovative university with a heritage of top quality education going back more than 100 years. it 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 an internationally recognised modern and transformative Higher Education institution that is both dynamic and innovative.

The University of Bedfordshire is ranked 1001 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.1 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.

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