SEEK Group (ASX: SEK) will invest £50m to become a joint, 50% owner of The Open University’s FutureLearn social learning platform, it was announced in a deal thought to be the largest ever private-sector EdTech investment in Europe.
The Open University launched FutureLearn, which is based in London, in December 2012 with a dozen UK university partners to test Read more
Cranfield University, Milton Keynes Council and Malcolm Reading Consultants have announced the shortlist for the MK:U International Design Competition for a new proposed university in the Oxford to Cambridge innovation arc. Details of the 12-strong jury were also announced.
MK:U is a new model university and one of the flagship projects of the MK Futures 2050 programme, Read more
A group of students from Cranfield University has won a £5,000 prize from Unilever to help them develop the next generation of ice cream products, as part of the Unilever Ice-cream Innovation Accelerator competition.
Eight multi-disciplinary student teams, from across the University, participated in a hard-fought final with the teams being asked to respond to real-life challenges posed by Unilever’s Ice Cream Division.
The eight teams were shortlisted from a group of 17 Read more
A consortium led by Milton Keynes College including a group of prestigious partners Microsoft, KPMG, McAfee, Evidence Talks, VWFS, Activate Learning and Cranfield University, and supported by the Bletchley Park Trust, has been granted £28 million by the Department for Education to build an Institute of Digital Technology (IoT) at Bletchley Park, with two Read more
SEMLEP, the public-private organisation responsible for steering government investment and promoting local sustainable growth in the South East Midlands has today confirmed Peter Horrocks as new Chair to lead the economic vision for the South East Midlands.
Peter Horrocks CBE was Vice-Chancellor of The Open University from 2015 until April 2018, and university Read more
This year's Biztech BrightSparc awards will once again be held at The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator Hub in Central Milton Keynes.
Details of this year's categories and how to enter will be published soon.
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