About Milton Keynes

Since it’s birth in 1967, Milton Keynes has become the fastest growing, most successful city in the country.

The city of Milton Keynes has developed from a collection of small villages in the 1960’s with only 60,000 residents into a thriving cosmopolitan city with a diverse and vibrant culture and is now home to over 230,000 people.

With a mix of new property developments with excellent business and leisure facilities, to traditional market towns with unique boutiques and cafes, Milton Keynes is also home to over 5,000 acres of parkland, rivers, lakes and woodlands making it an exciting and enjoyable place to live and study.

Out in MK

Entertainment for all

As well as being a modern and forward thinking city, Milton Keynes has an enviable reputation for a wide range of entertainment and leisure pursuits to suit all people.

Milton Keynes boasts an exciting social scene; including theatres showing top West End shows, a multi-purpose music venue, The Bowl, hosting world-famous artists including Bon Jovi, The Swedish House Mafia and Queen, and a thriving music scene with small, intimate music venues dotted around the city.

If you’re into your history or art, Milton Keynes has a number of historical museums and art galleries showcasing work by both local and nationally recognised artists and sculptors.

Want to take in the latest Hollywood blockbuster, or perhaps catch the newest Bollywood sensation?  Milton Keynes has a number of cinemas that cater for just about every film taste!

With such a wealth of entertainment on offer in the city, it's unlikely you'll become bored!

Unparalleled Sporting and Leisure Activities

Unlike other towns in the region, Milton Keynes is home to a wide range of fantastic sporting facilities; including the first in-door real snow skiing experience, the Stadium MK - home of the MK Dons FC - and the National Badminton Centre.  Add to this numerous lakes ideal for all water pursuits and woodland walks, it’s clear that you are spoilt for choice with potential leisure activities!

MK gym facilities

Continued Growth and Investment with Fantastic Employment Prospects

There has been huge capital investment in Milton Keynes over the last two decades; with numerous global brands operating Head Offices from the city, including Mercedes-Benz, Santander and Coca-Cola.

As well as global brands and multi-national companies, Milton Keynes is also home to thousands of growing local firms and has one of the highest start-up rates in the country.  Milton Keynes is able to offer incredible career opportunities and with such investment and continued growth as its backdrop, there is not a more attractive place in the UK to study than Milton Keynes College.

About The College

Operating since 1982, our 30-year history is steeped in delivering the highest level of teaching and training but is also dedicated to driving improvement and innovation in all we do.

Combining this ethos, along with being a key player in the foundation of the MK community, we are continuously developing bonds with local businesses to ensure we able to provide our students with a unique learner journey which moves seamlessly from education, into employment on completion of courses either into the local business-rich environment or further afield.