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Festival showcase for students

Thursday 18 July 2019

Bedford College art students Eva Cringle, Lia Fairhead and Lauren Sullivan have been selected to exhibit their work at Origins Creative Arts Festival taking place at the Truman Brewery at the end of July.
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Ellie's cut out for success

Thursday 18 July 2019

Ellie Mackinnon of Marston Moretaine has completed a hat trick for Bedford College by winning £1,000 in a national clothing design contest.
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Winning Students

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Two graphic design students from Bedford College attended the prestigious Plaisters Hall in the City of London to receive £750 in prize money from the Worshipful Company of Glovers’ safety poster competition held earlier this year.
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Six of the UKs Best Designers

Tuesday 16 July 2019

D&AD New Blood is a national talent-spotting environment for the best graphic designers of tomorrow. Established in 1962, a group of designers and art directors including David Bailey, Terence Donovan and Alan Fletcher came together to celebrate creative communication and raise standards within their industry calling themselves the British Design & Art Direction, now known as D&AD.
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Brewpoint success for students

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Following a collaboration with Bedford College, one student is to see her work used as part of the new Brewpoint visitor centre. Work is underway on the new brewhouse and visitors centre near the A6 Sainsbury’s / Aldi sites, and it will be an exciting new asset for Bedford - combining the heritage of the Wells & Co. family business founded in 1876 with the latest in modern leisure activities.
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Royal Academy duo

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Two Bedford College students have work in the current Royal Academy of the Arts, Young Artists Summer Show which attracted 6,200 submissions.
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Swan song for littering

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Bedford Swan Hotel is signalling its support for sustainability and recycling by putting on display a very apt piece of art by a Bedford College student.
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Miller's crossing from MK to Bedford

Monday 1 July 2019

Chloe Miller made the move to Bedford College from Milton Keynes and has bagged a wide range of top quality work opportunities. Now aged 22, Chloe has just completed her HND Graphics and is currently contracted with a Milton Keynes design agency.
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A pattern of success

Monday 17 June 2019

Beating universities from across the UK in corporate clothing design is a repeating pattern at Bedford College.
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The impossible dream comes true

Thursday 13 June 2019

Making your dreams come true is the wonderful part of having access to a multi-award-winning “Art College” here in Bedfordshire.
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Cool shows at college

Tuesday 11 June 2019

A summer season of displays of work from various courses at Bedford College started on June 7th at the riverside South Bank Arts Centre.
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Bedford College Arts on Show

Thursday 6 June 2019

Visitors to the Harpur Centre in Bedford will be able to view top talent from Bedford College’s degree-level students at a special pop-up gallery this summer.
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Fabulous fashion workshop

Friday 3 May 2019

Bedford College Fashion and Textile students hosted a programme of work experience activities at Bedford Library during the Easter Holidays.
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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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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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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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In safe hands

Friday 20 July 2018

Students taking Graphic Design at Bedford College are in safe hands. So much so one of them won £500 in the national Glovers Company Competition.
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Vivienne Westwood work experience

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Work experience with Vivienne Westwood awaits at Bedford College fashion and textiles student who won the national Professional Clothing Awards.
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Best in Britain

Friday 29 June 2018

Bedford College beat top fashion and textile universities across the UK in a national competition.
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YCN shows why Bedford College is 1st choice

Thursday 28 June 2018

For the eighth year running, Bedford College graphic design students have outmatched most UK and international universities in the annual YCN design competitions
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Designs are a breath of fresh air

Tuesday 19 June 2018

National award-winning graphic design work is on display in Bedford town centre.
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Focus on High Fashion

Monday 30 April 2018

The Bedford College Group is improving access to Higher Education by degrees. Already offering BAs and BScs, it has now agreed with the University of Northampton to offer degrees in Fashion and Photography at Bedford College’s South Bank Arts Centre.
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Kelsey's in the picture

Tuesday 24 April 2018

A Bedford College student, Kelsey Bushby, has created a portfolio of pictures showing off Bedford Town Centre. She was commissioned by BedfordBID which represents more than 500 businesses.
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European fashion runway

Thursday 5 April 2018

Bedford College fashion and textile students are continuing to compete on an international stage.
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Bridge to business

Thursday 9 November 2017

From the 11 January – 2 February 2018, Bedford College’s award winning Higher National Diploma Graphic Design course will again be open for business.
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Nationwide tour for Marcus

Wednesday 4 October 2017

A dream role playing Donkey in Shrek in a nationwide touring musical has been won by Bedford actor and singer Marcus Ayton.
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Graphic Design students flourishing at leading design agency

Tuesday 22 August 2017

EMC Design is the leading print and digital design agency for publishing, based in Oakley near Bedford.
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Spring Awakening for students

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Bedford College’s Kirsty Newman (pictured), Sam Robinson and Luke Bates are all involved in the Spring Awakening play being staged in September by the Bedford Marianettes.
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