Social media and your career

We’ve all heard the horror stories about social media faux pas ruining careers, but that doesn’t mean it’s something to be avoided when it comes to your professional life. Uploading pictures from a pub garden when you’ve called in sick, foul-mouthed drunken tweets at 3am, public jobseeker activity on LinkedIn for all your colleagues to [Read more…]

Celebrate the summer with our Festival in the City

This summer, Milton Keynes College is launching the inaugural ‘Festival in the City’. The festival is set to be the major College event of the summer, being held from Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th June in Middleton Hall at the centre:mk. The festival is an opportunity to demonstrate the inspirational collaboration between the College’s faculties [Read more…]

Ten good reasons to sign up to the Alumni Association

We know we shout about how great the Alumni Association is all the time, but we’ve got good reason to! There are all sorts of fantastic benefits, services and savings just waiting for you – all you need to do is sign up. Just in case you’d forgotten, we’ve rounded up ten good reasons why [Read more…]

The dos and don’ts of online job applications

The jobs market is almost entirely online these days. The likes of LinkedIn give you a professional profile to sell yourself with, while recruiters trawl job sites looking for suitable candidates. It’s certainly made it easier to find the right jobs, but the rise of online application forms has made applying for some jobs a [Read more…]

College Open Events Coming Soon

Milton Keynes College will be throwing open it’s doors once again in May to welcome prospective students to take a look around the facilities, meet the staff and find out more about life at Milton Keynes College. We will be holding two events, one at the Chaffron Way Campus on Thursday 14th May and the [Read more…]