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University of Bedfordshire’s intranet wins CIPR Award

Publication date: 11.December.2009, 17:15

2 december 2009 – The intranet of the University of Bedfordshire has been awarded a Silver prize for best ‘Internal Communications 2009’ in the CIPR Awards. The site is powered by Silva. Congratulations to the university!

About the University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a pioneering institution with an emphasis on a modern curriculum that relates theory to practice. It is among the top universities in the UK for graduate employment. UoB was established in August 2006 by a merger of the University of Luton and De Montfort University’s Bedford campus.

UoB also won a Gold Award for 'Best Magazine' for the University publication “Life”. 

About the CIPR Awards

CIPR Award

The CIPR PRide Awards recognise excellence in PR and communications across the UK. These awards grow year-on-year as organisations and consultancies increasingly recognise the benefits of industry awards.

What is Silva?

Silva is a powerful CMS for organizations that manage multiple or complex websites. Content is stored in clean and futureproof XML, independent of layout and presentation. Features include versioning, workflow system, integral visual editor, content reuse, sophisticated access control, multi-site management, extensive import/export facilities, fine-grained templating and easily customizable presentation.

For complete information, see the Silva product pages at


FMI about the University of Bedfordshire and the award, contact Elisabeth Coughlin, Communications and Marketing, elisabeth.coughlin at

FMI about Silva contact Kit Blake, kitblake at infrae com, +31 10 243 7051.