Black History Month
The Bedford College Group celebrated Black History Month with a Black Heroes and Heroines event on Wednesday October 20th. It included guest speakers, music and art within the prestigious South Bank centre at the riverside campus of Bedford College.
The future’s orange
Orange is the new red when it comes to safety in the electric motor vehicle business. Vehicle batteries emit up to 500 volts and are deadly in the hands of the inexperienced.Essential training courses are available now at the new-look Advanced Automotive Technology Centre in Brunel Road, Bedford.
A £4.3 Million gateway to the future
Access to skilled jobs from apprentices to degree-level roles, will be opened via the Connolly Centre of Modern Construction (CCMC) at Bedford College.The shiny £4.3 Million net carbon building has been made possible by funding via regional agency SEMLEP of £2.9 Million. The £4.3 Million includes £750,000 donated by the Connolly Foundation towards the very latest construction equipment inside the building. The Wixamtree Trust also donated £10,000.
Aston admin to star turn
Away from his desk, staff member Jonathan Stolber is composer whose work is a hit with Spotify listeners.A Data Administrator by day for Aston Training, part of The Bedford College Group, Jonathan is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer, who has twice been nominated for BBC awards and was a winner of a place to join Masterclass sessions at the world famous Abbey Road studios.
Towards Net Zero
The Bedford College Group is expecting to save over 350 tonnes of carbon and more than £88,000 annually, following major infrastructure upgrades.
Ayesha is in top 10% of Engineers
Ayesha Iqbal has achieved the elevated status of Senior Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).IEEE is world's largest technical professional organisation working for the advancement of technology, and 'SMIEEE' is the highest rank one can achieve at IEEE. This grade is achieved by only 10% of the 400,000 members of the organisation and according to the President and CEO Susan K Land: "requires extensive experience and reflects professional maturity and document achievements of significance."