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  1. 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…

  2. 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,…

  3. A Levels applications

    Staff at Milton Keynes College have been blown away by the number of students interested in signing up for its new A Level courses, starting in September. It seems many young people are attracted by the special pathways designed to help them towards specific sectors in employment or university. The three pathways give students the…

  4. MK College footballer plays for England

    Seventeen year old Milton Keynes College student, Juud Farrant, has just returned home after being picked for the English Colleges FA team, the football wing of Association of Colleges (AOC) Sport, to play in an international tournament in Italy.  Right winger Juud scored one goal against Greece, slaloming through the opposition defence and dinking the…

  5. SCIoT student’s business success

    Deborah Mungai, a former student of the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) in Bletchley – part of the Milton Keynes College Group – has become a key member of the Milton Keynes business community in the two years after completing her course.  The young entrepreneur completed her Higher National Diploma in Cyber and Computer…

  6. Delivering skills campaign

    Milton Keynes College Group has, along with a group of Further Education (FE) Colleges that represents almost 60,000 learners, launched a campaign across the South-East Midlands to help bridge the skills gap. The group, known as Colleges of the South-East Midlands comprises Bedford, Barnfield, Milton Keynes, Moulton and Northampton colleges.  The group collectively engages with…

  7. Gender guidance consultation

    In December 2023, the Department for Education published a consultation paper called ‘Gender Questioning Children – Non-statutory guidance for schools and colleges in England’.    Arvind Kaushal, Head of People Development and EDI at Milton Keynes College Group said: “We think it’s vital to contribute our views to this important paper, as it will impact our…

  8. Apprenticeship graduation ceremony

    Milton Keynes College Group has been celebrating its apprenticeship successes as part of National Apprenticeship Week, and the stories of those graduating show how apprenticeships can change lives.  The College Group’s Apprenticeship Graduation ceremony was held at Unity Place in central Milton Keynes on Thursday 8th February. One of the award winners, carpenter Dan Burton,…

  9. Marketing team wins national awards

    The marketing team at Milton Keynes College Group has been named Best of the Best and Team of the Year at the 2024 Further Education (FE) First Awards, run by the College Marketing Network.  The local team won a total of six awards, including Marketing Director, Lee Parker, being declared Marketing Superstar of the Year. …

  10. 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…