We aim to build and maintain strong relationships with national and international partners through our sponsorship and participation opportunities. As the largest training provider in Milton Keynes, engaging with over 3,000 employers, we are committed to bringing together students, staff and local business communities.
Connecting education and industry is an essential part of our commitment to develop employability skills for all of our students. We welcome all levels of involvement from employers and currently provide sponsorship and participation opportunities including; naming rights, open days, careers fairs, events, signage, work experience, mentoring, guest speakers and student workshops.
If you would like to get involved and work with us and our students, please get in touch.
We are proud to work hand in hand with a wide selection of local and national partners and employers. The Partner's Programme offers defined routes into working with the College on a number of different levels.
It’s a membership route like no other – connecting what your business does naturally with our aim to transform lives through learning, impacting on the future of our students by directly supporting activities at MKCollege and in the wider community.
Several supportive organisations have proven their commitment in helping the College in its mission to transform lives through learning and enhance the student study experience in numerous ways, preparing them for work and life.
Partner organisations included in the scheme for 2018:
- P J Care Limited
- Bobcat Digital
- Kids Play
- Mirus IT
- The PT Centre
- Exclusive Chef's Academy
- RMF Construction Services
- The Gym Group
A number of new ambassadors have also been appointed. These are successful local business representatives who have proven themselves to be advocates for the symbiotic relationship between employers and learning at Milton Keynes College.
Ambassadors for 2018 are:
- Pam Gosal - Head of Economy and Culture at Invest MK
- Nicholas Mann - Managing Director at Interdirect
- Claire Glazebrook - Fundraiser at Imagine Presentations
- David Cowlard - Director at Imagine Presentations
Previous ambassadors include Roger Bowden of Niftylift, Jan Flawn of P J Care, Paul Tomlinson of Mirus and Darren Thomson of Movey.