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This became Luton College of Higher Education with the merger of Luton College of Technology and Putteridge Bury College of Education in 1976. The Bedford campus of De Montfort University was originally part of the Bedford College of Higher Education, which stemmed from Bedford Teacher Training College, founded in 1882, and Bedford Physical Training College, founded in 1903.
The university was created by the merger of the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University in August 2006 following approval by the Privy Council.
The university has three campuses: Streatham Campus and St Luke's Campus in Exeter; and the Penryn Campus near Falmouth, in Cornwall.
In 2017 the university came 1st for overall student satisfaction among Russell Group universities.
The university entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7% world-leading or internationally excellent.
The University of Luton had its roots in the Luton Modern School, which was established in 1908 and the Luton Modern School and Technical Institute which opened in 1937.
There is also an extensive online library of resources.
Butterfield serves Health, Nursing and Midwifery students, and £1m has been invested to offer students appropriate teaching and learning resources.
The 85-acre 'building and technology' zone provides facilities that including a skills lab and a £500,000 clinical simulation centre, complete with operating theatre suite, hospital ward and family room, that ensure students develop and refine their clinical abilities in realistic settings.
Liberty Park, the recently completed £20m on-campus student accommodation, offers 500 en-suite study bedrooms.
The Polhill Library was designed by van Heyningen and Haward Architects as a gateway to the campus.Founded in 1855, with a royal charter granting full university status in 1955.