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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. New Chair of Governors

    Milton Keynes College Group is pleased to announce that Ruby Parmar is our new Chair of Governors, taking office from 1st January 2024.   Ruby has been a Governor at the College Group for five years and is an experienced business advisor, having worked in professional services for most of her career including as a…

  4. Student appointed Civic Cadet

    A student from Milton Keynes College has been appointed to the prestigious role of Civic Cadet from Northampton Sea Cadets.  Leading Cadet Robert Knight, who is studying a T Level in Engineering at the College, has been a member of the Northampton Sea Cadets since 2017 and received the role because of his commitment and…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Graduation 2023

    More than 60 students from Milton Keynes College and the South Central Institute of Technology have received certificates for their qualifications at MK College Group’s 2023 Graduation ceremony.  The event was held on Wednesday 29th November at the Stables Theatre in Milton Keynes. The graduates received their certificates for achieving their HNCs, HNDs and professional…

  9. MK College at CEO Sleep Out

    On 16th November, Milton Keynes College proudly hosted the CEO Sleep Out MK at its Bletchley campus. Over 50 members of the local business community took part, sleeping outside overnight to raise awareness of the challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness and hardship in Milton Keynes, and to raise money for charities doing vital work…

  10. Christmas Tree Festival

    Milton Keynes College is taking part in this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at local shopping centre Midsummer Place.   The festival involves local organisations sponsoring one of 20 Christmas trees for a charity of their choice and in return decorating their trees however they would like. There is a competition where shoppers can vote for their…