In October 2017, MKC opened up the opportunity for higher education institutions to bid to be the lead partner for the MK:U project.  Cranfield University, a local post-graduate only university who are world-leaders in engineering and business management, were successful in this process, and have now been secured as the lead Higher Education partner for MK:U.  Cranfield University are now working with partners, including Milton Keynes Council, Aston University and other local businesses and partners, to develop a more detailed plan for taking the project forward, with the aim to open in 2023.

MK:U will have around 10,000 students

STEM focussed subjects

Offering new ways of learning

In January 2019, MKC and Cranfield University, in partnership with Malcolm Reading Consultants, launched an International Design Competition to find the team who will produce the masterplan for MK:U.

Find out more about the progress of MK:U –