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, […]

Shahida Aslam – Raise a bursary for a decade of difference

The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to celebrate Shahida Aslam’s 10th anniversary of service. Shahida who is our Head of Operations has supported over 1000 student’s progress to University and to celebrate we are seeking to raise funds for a bursary. If you would like to donate to this fantastic cause please click the Just Giving […]

Watch: Festival of Learning Awards

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We were delighted to attend the Festival of Learning awards last week where two former HKF bursary winners both received awards. Mica Coleman-Jones was awarded the Patrons’s Award and Jo Wyard, the New Directions Award. If you didn’t manage to watch the ceremony live, you can catch up on their Youtube channel below!  

Success for Emma Prosser!


At The Helena Kennedy Foundation we are always proud to share the achievements of our alumni bursary winners. We are delighted to share an update from Emma Prosser who was sponsored by ASET, Emma recently achieved a high 2:1 in her BA HONS Education Special Educational Needs and Inclusion) degree at Nottingham University. Alongside her […]