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  1. Top Tips on Looking After Your Wellbeing

    Since March 2020, our lives have radically changed. We stopped seeing friends and spent most of our time between the four walls of our house. Some of us might have found new hobbies; from baking to quizzing with friends on Zoom, but still many of us have found it difficult to cope. According to the…

  2. How Parents Can Support Teenagers with Remote Learning

    The latest lockdown means a return to working from home for lots of us and remote learning for young people. This brings up many challenges some which are out of our control, like broadband speeds, technical issues and sharing the same space. However, here are some tips that focus on the things we can control…

  3. 10 Ways To Banish Monday Blues This Year

    Monday 18 January is here and is this year’s Blue Monday, frankly we don’t need it thank you. Move along please, no Blue Mondays over here! Start this week as you mean to go on! Here are some ideas from us to help you re-energise, blast away the brain fog and a reminder to make…

  4. MK College teams up with Togetherall

    MK College students going through a tough time can now access free online support with Togetherall.   Whether struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or unable to cope, Togetherall can help students get support, take control and feel better.   Students will have access to a 24/7 online global community and professional support from trained professionals. Togetherall provides a safe space online to get things…

  5. What will College look like after lockdown?

    We’ve been busy getting prepared to welcome everyone back to College safely. This week a small number of students and staff came back to our Motor Vehicle garage at our Bletchley Campus to finish some exams and set up the workshop in line with social distancing guidelines. Elsewhere in the College at both campuses, we have installed pop-up…

  6. Tips for keeping well during Ramadan

    Today marks the start of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and a holy month for Muslims. Typically fasting will take place from sunrise to sunset, with the fast being broken by a night-time meal called Iftar. Ramadan ends on Saturday 23rd May with the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. If you are fasting…

  7. 15 things to do instead of scrolling on social media

    We’re all guilty of it. Scrolling endlessly on our social media apps when we think there’s nothing to do. Turns out, there’s plenty of things to do that don’t include even looking at your phone! We’re not expecting you to do away with your Instagram or Snapchat, but at least once a day make the…