5 reasons to apply for our HE bursary

The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce applications are now open for students wishing to apply for our HE bursary. The Helena Kennedy Foundation exists to overcome social injustice by providing financial bursaries, mentoring and support to disadvantaged students from the further and adult education sectors, enabling them to complete their studies in higher […]

Bursary Applications Now Open For 2024

The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce applications are now open for students wishing to apply for our HE bursary. We understand that studying at University can be a challenging financial commitment, which is why we offer support that can help individuals achieve their ambitions. A bursary of up to £2,250 is available for […]

Festival of Learning – Art For The People

Written by Mica Jayne Coleman Jones On Thursday 27th April 2023, I had the extraordinary opportunity to meet HRH Princess Anne, accompanied by Shahida Aslam. My partner and sister also attended with me.   I was fortunate to receive the Festival of Learning Patron’s Award for 2022 thanks to Shahida’s nomination during my third year of Master’s study at Edge […]

HKF Founder declared 779th High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire

The Declaration of Office for Dame Ann Limb DBE DL as High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire 2023-4 took place at 14.30 on Friday 31st March 2023 in the Berrill Lecture Theatre of the Open University, in the City of Milton Keynes. Mrs Serene Taylor was also declared as Under Sheriff of Buckingham 2023-4. His Honour Judge […]

Official Photographs – 25th Anniversary House of Lords Celebration

  Earlier this week we celebrated bursary winners at the 25th annual House of Lords winners reception. The event saw over 80 students recognised for their achievements and we are pleased to share all the official photos from the event! Huge thank you to Skills and Education Group for sponsoring our fantastic celebration. To access […]

25th Anniversary Celebration at the House of Lords

  The success of over 80 students, supported by the Helena Kennedy Foundation, was celebrated at the House of Lords on Monday 6th March 2023.  The House of Lords celebration event, supported by Skills and Education Group, brought together students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have progressed from Further Education colleges and up into Higher Education, […]