Collab Group is delighted to announce Milton Keynes College as its newest member.
Milton Keynes College (MKC) becomes the third college to join Collab Group in the last four weeks, contributing to an exciting period that has also seen Lincoln College Group and Edinburgh College welcomed into the Collab Group network.
Milton Keynes College is a large further education college with a strong local reputation for high-quality curriculum provision. With three campuses across the Milton Keynes area, the college represents an important geographical addition for Collab Group.
Curriculum specialisms offered by MKC include digital and tech, manufacturing, engineering and professional services. MKC also offers college based HE provision in business administration, engineering, sport and creative arts. The college has demonstrated a 92% course achievement rate and has seen 36,000 students enrol in the last three years.
The colleges employer focus makes them a strong addition to the existing Collab Group colleges. MKC has key relationships with public and private sector employers, including: The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre, Bosch Siemens Home Appliances and Nissan. The college is also a key provider of OLASS offender learning programmes.
We look forward to working with Milton Keynes College and are certain they will make a valued addition to the Collab Group network of innovative colleges.
Ian Pretty, CEO, Collab Group said:
“We’re delighted to welcome Milton Keynes into the Collab Group network. Milton Keynes College is able to demonstrate a comprehensive curriculum offer and collaboration with local and national employers. Being ready to react to the changing needs of industry allows the college to tap into the talents of its large student population and ensure the delivery of highly-skilled employees that ready for work. Sharing this focus means that we are confident that Milton Keynes College will be an important addition to the Collab Group network.”
Dr. Julie Mills, Principal & CEO, Milton Keynes College said:
"We are very pleased to be joining this innovative and forward thinking group of colleges and are excited about the opportunities to partner with them in order to deliver skills which will meet needs and promote future jobs growth. This will enable us to share great practice locally and nationally and enable us to extend our ability to meet the national needs of many of our existing clients in Milton Keynes."