Milton Keynes College

Type: Organization
Name: Milton Keynes College
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Social mobility costs money and it’s time to start spending it

Dr Julie Mills, principal and chief executive of Milton Keynes College pens her latest blog.I HAD the pleasure of seeing digital entrepreneur extraordinaire Martha Lane-Fox installed as Chancellor of the Open University last week. It was an inspiring ... [Published Business MK - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Start-Up Business Support Week event 29th September to 3rd October

Milton Keynes is one of the Start-up Business Champions in the UKIn the last 5 years Milton Keynes has been recognised by Centre for Cities for its Start-up businesses and we remain in the top 5 cities across the UK. Start-up businesses are really important ... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The ​centre:mk welcomes Milton Keynes College students to perform...

The centre:mk will see Milton Keynes College’s fashion, music and beauty therapy students take part in its Theatre of Fashion event this weekend, where over thirty retailers will be showcasing the best of their Autumn/Winter 2014 ranges, alongside live ... [Published MKWeb - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A nation of shopkeepers no more

Milton Keynes College deputy principal Nick Isles airs more thoughts from the Labour party conference in Manchester, this time on plans to turn parts of 12,000 Post Offices around the UK into business hubs for aspiring entrepreneurs."L'Angleterre est ... [Published Business MK - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum fall-out must provide boost for local skills

Nick Isles, deputy principal of Milton Keynes College reflects from the Labour Party conference at which the aftermath of the Scottish referendum on independence is the main topic of conversation.THE LAW of unintended consequences will play an enormous ... [Published Business MK - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Social Mobility and the Productivity Conundrum

So what's going on? Record levels of employment, dramatic falls in unemployment, and yet no real rise yet in felt levels of wealth and well being? Does a lack of social mobility explain any of this? And if it does what is the role of FE in providing any ... [Published FEnews.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Julie Mills, CEO and Principal of Milton Keynes College

Buckinghamshire , Look Who's TalkingI nterview with Dr Julie MillsHaving the principal of a further education college on the board of a business lobby group might not have seemed a natural fit, perhaps even 10 years ago?But today Milton Keynes College ... [Published East Midlands Business News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Major data centre upgrade for Milton Keynes College

Milton Keynes College has taken steps to modernise its data centre infrastructure.The further education centre has upgraded its IT to overcome service difficulties and ensure staff and students are able to get online from a variety of mobile devices.Historically, ... [Published Comms express - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes College expecting flood of apprenticeship applications

Staff at Milton Keynes College are bracing themselves for a deluge of applications to take up apprenticeships in subjects as diverse as engineering, hairdressing, customer service and video marketing.The popularity of apprenticeships in recent years has ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Milton Keynes College sows seeds for a Green future

Milton Keynes College, one of the fastest-growing colleges in the UK, has selected Dell to revamp its IT infrastructure. Through a new networking solution, Dell has worked with the college to deliver high-speed wireless access across the campus and reduce ... [Published DCS UK - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges asked to step in after private firm reveals plans to walk away from £17m contract

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) is looking for a general FE college to step in after a major private provider pulled out early from London’s £17m prison education contract,  FE Week  can reveal.In the latest example of a college taking on provision where ... [Published FE Week - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes College offers post-GCSE advice to students

MK College is holding Advisory Days today and Friday at Chaffron Way Campus between 10am and 6pm, to help students decide what to study and where after receiving their results. ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 24 2014]

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"The University has already achieved a lot in a short amount of time and the coming year brings many exciting developments, both for the University and Milton Keynes.”"
"Before this project started, we had hundreds of help-desk calls that were open. But because our IT is reliable and has redundancy built in, that number has fallen to a couple of dozen" he explained
"Thanks to the networking redesign with Dell we are able to provide an improved service to our students and we're already receiving positive feedback" said Daniel Hidlebaugh, director of IT development and emerging technologies at Milton Keynes College

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Social mobility costs money and it’s time to st... [Published Business MK - Sep 28 2014]
Start-Up Business Support Week event 29th Septe... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
The ​centre:mk welcomes Milton Keynes College s... [Published MKWeb - Sep 25 2014]
A nation of shopkeepers no more [Published Business MK - Sep 25 2014]
Referendum fall-out must provide boost for loca... [Published Business MK - Sep 22 2014]
​Milton Keynes' own University celebrates first... [Published MKWeb - Sep 22 2014]
Social Mobility and the Productivity Conundrum [Published FEnews.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Dr Julie Mills, CEO and Principal of Milton Key... [Published East Midlands Business News - Sep 15 2014]
Writing off ‘Slow’ label with active learning c... [Published FE Week - Sep 15 2014]
Major data centre upgrade for Milton Keynes Col... [Published Comms express - Aug 29 2014]
Milton Keynes College expecting flood of appren... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
Milton Keynes College sows seeds for a Green fu... [Published DCS UK - Aug 28 2014]
Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and... [Published Computing.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Milton Keynes College overhauls data centre to ... [Published Computerworld UK - Aug 27 2014]
Colleges asked to step in after private firm re... [Published FE Week - Aug 26 2014]
Milton Keynes College offers post-GCSE advice t... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 24 2014]
Lessons from America: why colleges must collabo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
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