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About Milton Keynes

As the fastest growing city in the country, with a great range of entertainment right on its doorstep, Milton Keynes is an exciting place to live and study.

Milton Keynes, a city on the move

Since it’s birth in 1967, Milton Keynes has become the fastest growing city in the country.
Developed from a group of small villages in the 1960’s with just 60,000 residents, Milton Keynes is now a thriving cosmopolitan city with a diverse and vibrant culture that’s home to over 230,000 people.
With excellent business and leisure facilities, unique boutiques and cafes, and over 5,000 acres of parkland, rivers, lakes and woodlands, Milton Keynes is an exciting and enjoyable place to live and study.

Entertainment and Excitement for all

As well as being a modern and forward thinking city, Milton Keynes has a wide range of entertainment and leisure pursuits to suit everyone; we have great theatres showing top West End shows, The Bowl - our multi-purpose music venue that’s played host to world-famous artists, including Bon Jovi, Jay-Z and The Swedish House Mafia, and a thriving local music scene with small, intimate venues dotted around the city.

For historians and art lovers, there are plenty of historical museums and art galleries showcasing work by renowned artists and sculptors.

Want to take in the latest Hollywood blockbuster, or perhaps catch the new Bollywood sensation? Milton Keynes has cinemas that cater for every film taste.

With so much entertainment on offer in the city, you'll never be bored!  You can also learn more about events and activities taking place in Milton Keynes via the Destination Milton Keynes website; click here to take a visit!

Campbell Park in Milton Keynes

Unparalleled Sporting and Leisure Activities

Milton Keynes is home to fantastic sporting facilities including the first indoor real-snow ski dome, Stadium MK - home of MK Dons FC and the National Badminton Centre.  Add numerous lakes for water sports and plenty of woodland walks, and you’re spoilt for choice.

Continued growth and investment

There has been huge investment in Milton Keynes over the last two decades. Many global brands and multi-national companies now have their Head Offices in the city including Mercedes-Benz, Santander and Coca-Cola.
Milton Keynes is also home to thousands of local firms and has one of the highest start-up rates in the country.  With all this investment and continued growth it offers great potential for employment opportunities after college.

The world-famous SnoZone at Xscape in Milton Keynes

About the College

We’ve been offering the highest level of teaching and training for over 30 years, but are always on the look out for new ways to improve and link up with local businesses, so if you chose to stay in the area after you’ve completed your course, it’s easy to move from learning to working.

Great local links

The College is based right in the centre of Milton Keynes so you’ll have access to rail and bus transport around the city and surrounding towns and villages, including Wolverton, Stony Stratford, Bletchley and Leighton Buzzard. What’s more, we’re only a 40-minute train journey away from major cities London and Birmingham.


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