Fireside Chat 24th February 2021

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HKF caught up with Rosie Wainwright in February where she shared her journey and what a difference the bursary made. Rosie attended Lewisham College and attended City, University of London. Her bursary at the time was sponsored by Kaplan UK She was joined Mica Jayne Coleman Jones, HKF Trustee and former winner, Elizabeth Hess, Kaplan UK  and Shahida Aslam, HKF To […]

OBE awarded to Dr Julie Mills Chair of Helena Kennedy Foundation


MK College CEO & Group Principal, Dr Julie Mills, who is Chair of the Helena Kennedy Foundation –  the FE sector’s influential independent charity – has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. On behalf of the Trustees, President of the Foundation, Baroness Kennedy QC said ‘Julie Mills is one of the most committed […]

Celebration time at House of Lords for Bursary winners


The Helena Kennedy Foundation celebration event held on 18th March 2019 at the house of Lords recognised over 75 students who received a bursary. The event brought together students who have overcome barriers to education and progressed from FE colleges from across the UK  into higher education. The event was supported by the Skills and […]