University of Bedfordshire accommodation
The University of Bedfordshire is an ultra-modern University with excellent teaching and top-quality standards – and our student accommodation in Bedford places you right at the heart of all of the action as it's on campus!
The University of Bedfordshire is an ultra-modern University with top-quality standards and excellent teaching. The institution itself goes back over 100 years, and in that time it has become known for producing well-educated and highly employable students.
Students come from all over the world for the opportunity to study at this establishment, and as a result the University enrols over 24,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide at any one time. In addition to this, there are also plenty of opportunities for students to take part in study abroad exchanges in places like China and Vietnam, as well as to work with other universities across the globe.
You can study a wide variety of courses at the University of Bedfordshire, across many different fields. There are plenty of choices to study vocational and practical subjects in addition to traditional academic options. Several courses rank in the top ten rated nationwide; these are Law, English, Sociology and Social Policy.
The University of Bedfordshire is proud of the fact that it was the top-ranking University in the country for improving the student experience in 2014.
Our student accommodation in Bedford places you at the heart of all of the action!
There are four campuses at the University of Bedfordshire, located in Luton, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury and of course Bedford, where our student accommodation can be found.
The campus in Bedford is ideally placed to help you make the most of your student days. Our purpose-built Bedford student accommodation is located on campus so you’re right in the midst of all of the facilities of the University itself, and just a short walk from the town centre.
On campus you’ll find absolutely loads to do as well as places to help you make the most of your studies. There’s a Sports Hall which was renovated to the tune of £4million back in 2013, and it’s perfect for joining a team, trying something new, or even being one of 300 spectators on game nights.
You will also find the Campus Centre, which is an impressive professional theatre with the ability to hold audiences of up to 280. There are also dance studios inside, as well as a café and some social spaces for everyone to enjoy.
Additionally, the campus houses specialist labs which are ideal for those studying Sports Science – the facilities are some of the best in the UK.
When you stay at our Bedford student accommodation, you’re perfectly placed to experience everything on offer. Plus, if you fancy something new, the campus here is conveniently located just 30 minutes from London.
When you’re choosing a University to study an undergraduate degree, it’s important to take lots of different factors into account.
The main decision that you will need to make is which course you would like to study. There are so many choices when it comes to courses in Bedford that you won’t be disappointed. Whether you choose to continue down a traditional academic route, or you prefer to get more hands-on, your qualification from this institution will be looked upon favourably.
In fact, 92% of Bedfordshire students who graduated in 2014 found work within 6 months of leaving, or returned to further study.
Either way you will be in good hands completing an undergraduate degree course at the University of Bedfordshire.
Postgraduate study is a great idea if you want to gain more knowledge and experience in the area that you would like to work in. The University of Bedfordshire understands the importance of choosing the right place and what a huge, life changing decision this can be.
If you’re opting to come to Bedford for your postgraduate studies, you’ll be happy to know that the courses are taught by leading experts who are well known for their research and excellent reputations.
Postgraduate study at the University of Bedfordshire is also highly flexible – there are part-time study options available, for example, should you need to continue working whilst also being a student.
The University has fantastic links to industry and so you will gain transferrable skills throughout your time there. The resources really are brilliant as well; as you’ll have access to the very best software, labs and equipment to help you shine. There’s even a Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Centre, which opened in 2013.
Our student accommodation in Bedford is close to all of these facilities for your convenience and ease.
Accommodation available in Bedford
Liberty Park is a modern, purpose-built residence located on campus giving residents full access to the University of Bedfordshire.
Our student accommodation at Liberty Park is super central so you’re never too far from all of the action in this diverse town. There’s loads to do locally and you’re also well-connected with transport links as the town’s two main railway stations are within easy reach.
Your time in Bedford will be spent securely because security is included as standard. In fact, everything’s included in your rent from the outset so you can just focus on your studies.
Why choose Liberty Living?
We welcome group bookings
Want to live with your friends? We can make it happen! At Liberty Living, we’re happy for you to book with whoever you like. So, if you can’t bear the thought of being separated for even one moment, now you don’t have to be. We know how social University is and we don’t want to split anyone up who’s quite happy in their own little group. We’d also be the last ones to split up a relationship, so you can even share a room with a partner thanks to our room shares – in residences that have double rooms or studios.
Perhaps you’re coming back for your second or third year with us, or maybe you all met on your course – it doesn’t matter, we’d love to have you stay with Liberty Living. We’ll welcome you (or welcome you back!) with open arms. As an added incentive, we’ll even help you settle in, too. Book in a group of four or more people and we’ll give you a £100* shopping voucher for a supermarket of your choice. Better get sharpening those cooking skills – you’ll all have to do your fair share!
It’s super easy to make a booking together, so follow the link to find out more about group bookings.
*Shopping voucher offer of £100 differs in some residences and is only available at selected residences.
The best choice for international students
Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.
When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.
Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.
We can’t wait to meet you!
We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…
Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016
Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016
Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016
Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015
Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015
Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015
Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014
Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013
Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2012
Winner 'Best Moving In Expreience' 2011
Winner 'Best Private Halls Provider' 2010
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Your Student Experience
Enhancing your Student Experience
Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.
We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.
Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.
Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.