University of Bedfordshire

Luton | South East England

Town Campus

Ucas code: B22

The University of Bedfordshire is a modern and ambitious institution with students from more than 100 countries around the world, providing a truly global academic experience. Beds SU is here to ensure you get the most out of your time here - from academic to social, and support when you need it. For sport, head to our 8m Sport Science Centre, which was also used by Olympic athletes.
Source:University of Bedfordshire Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 501 comments (148 students)
    • Student Union

      They provide nights out on wednesdays and saturdays

      2014, 2nd year, Social Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      lecturers unable to organise anything properly

      2012, 3rd year, Midwifery

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    • Accommodation

      I decided to stay living at home as the accomodation was too expensive

      2013, 1st year, Adult Nursing

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    • Student Union

      some consistent events but their working on it

      2014, 2nd year, Physician Assistant Studies

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    • The upside

      Great support system for students, both academically and socially.

      2012, 1st year, Adult Nursing

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    • The downside

      The library is a bit outdated. the journals however are up to date.

      2012, 3rd year, Nursing

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

63%

MED

Creative

55%

LOW

Political

38%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

48%

LOW

Varied union activities

53%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 89% LOW
Average graduate salary £21k HIGH
Student score 78% MED

Overall student satisfaction

84%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

20,320

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

26%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

58%

of students are female

Young / Mature

19%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

26%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

72%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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