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  1. Celebrating Cultural Diversity

    Milton Keynes College recently celebrated its annual Cultural Diversity Day events on 21st and 22nd May 2024, bringing together staff and students for a vibrant celebration of cultural diversity.   The MK College Cultural Diversity Day featured an array of activities including traditional music and dance performances, art displays, cultural storytelling, and food tastings from different…

  2. College Group signs new ED&I Charter

    Milton Keynes College Group is proud to have signed the new charter on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) from the Association of Colleges (AoC).  As signatories of the Charter, the College Group recognises that:  And we commit to:  MK College Group is one of the first FE providers to sign up to this new charter,…

  3. Working together for a sustainable college

    By Lauren Gallyot, Sustainability Lead, Milton Keynes College Group The role of Sustainability Lead is fairly new to the Further Education sector. There aren’t that many of us working full time in this space and the title might be unfamiliar amongst the jobs roles you’d usually expect in a college setting.   Essentially, I’m here to…

  4. 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…

  5. Student success at sustainability competition

    Students from MK College’s Skills Academy joined learners from colleges across the South East Midlands for an environmental competition, the first of its kind in the region.  The Green Future Challenge took place at Moulton College on Wednesday 24th April and also included students from Northampton College and Tresham College. The aim of the event…

  6. 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…

  7. MK College hosts Hustings

    Milton Keynes College Group recently held a Hustings event at the South Central Institute of Technology in Bletchley, where students put their questions to all four main parties standing in the general election expected later this year:  The questions were chosen from a selection put forward by the College’s Democratic Society and covered topics including…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…