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  1. Colleague achieves marathon milestone

    MK College’s Assistant Head of Facilities, Dave Hudson, completed the Boston Marathon on 15th April 2024. After doing so, Dave is now a Six Star finisher, a fantastic milestone named after the medal that’s awarded to runners who complete all six World Marathon Majors. More than 800 marathons are organised every year, but only six…

  2. Community Impact Report 2024

    Milton Keynes College Group has published its latest Community Impact Report, showcasing its commitment to and progress against four key aims for supporting local communities.  Highlights from the report include:  Rebecca Myrie, Head of Community Engagement at Milton Keynes College Group, commented: “This is the third year that we’ve published our Community Impact Report. We…

  3. Tech Park Bletchley launches

    A new centre to drive digital skills has opened in Bletchley at the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT), part of Milton Keynes College Group.  Tech Park Bletchley offers courses from the most basic digital programmes up to more sophisticated certificates in areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR).    The Tech Park has…

  4. College in the Community Day 2024

    Milton Keynes College Group shared happiness across Milton Keynes during its second annual College in the Community Day on Wednesday 20th March. More than 900 colleagues and learners took part in more than 40 community projects across the city, with the aim of supporting charities and community groups who do fantastic work for their local…

  5. Glowing Ofsted report for Milton Keynes College 

    Milton Keynes College has been rated once again as Good by the government inspectors, Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills), with some areas graded as Outstanding.  Closing the skills gap The report, published today, makes special mention of the College’s expertise in meeting the skills gap faced by industry and business,…

  6. Chair of Governors blog

    If there’s one thing I and my fellow governors at Milton Keynes College Group are used to, it’s blank looks.  Very few people know and understand what we do, and it’s something we need to explain.  The College is an amazing place, where thousands of people come to learn and train, with passionate and expert…

  7. Charity support in 2023

    Colleagues and learners at MK College Group are celebrating after raising a record £3,481 for their partner charity, St Mark’s Meals MK, in 2023. This is a record amount since the College Group first partnered with St Mark’s Meals in 2021 and is a significant increase from 2022’s fundraising total of £1,400.  The amount was…

  8. Walk to Willen

    84 Public Services students from MK College have raised over £1,000 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, through a 10 mile charity walk in Milton Keynes.  The students were inspired by Russ Chittenden, a former Paratrooper from nearby Aylesbury who is currently walking the coastline of the UK with the aim of raising £50,000 for…

  9. Community Christmas lunches

    Milton Keynes College Group has celebrated the festive season with Christmas lunches at its Brasserie restaurant for different members of its community.  Firstly, on 4th December, the College Group hosted 20 older people from the Milton Keynes community, in collaboration with Age UK Milton Keynes, to attend a Christmas lunch served by staff and students…

  10. 2023 highlights

    By Sally Alexander, CEO and Group Principal at Milton Keynes College Group I can’t believe it’s gone so quickly, but I’ve just passed the first anniversary of my appointment as CEO and Group Principal of Milton Keynes College Group, and what a busy year it’s been.  People always ask about your highlights, but it’s impossible…