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Open Study College reaches new heights with £50k fundraising total for Macmillan

Open Study College brings a welcome cash injection to Macmillan’s fundraising as their six year commitment sees them reach new heights – with a donation total of £50,000!

The donations started six years ago with a small company contribution for every student who enrolled on a course.  Today, as one of the biggest corporate donors in the midlands, the college has experienced unprecedented growth.  Now, with over 50,000 students taking courses, the donations have grown alongside, which is great news for Macmillan.

 “We are now one of the biggest corporate donors in the Midlands, and are delighted that the money raised will pay for a Macmillan Nurse for a whole year which will be a great help to those with cancer and their families to receive medical, practical and emotional support.  We just wanted to say thank you to all of our employees and our wonderful students for helping us to help Macmillan.”  Samantha Rutter, Open Study College

The College students have also jumped on board with further online fundraising to show their support for Macmillan.  Office cake sales are also now a regular occurrence as employees at Open Study College strive to grow the fundraising pot even further.

Talking about Open Study College’s fundraising, Emily Morgan from Macmillan Cancer Support said:  “We’re delighted with the support from staff and students at Open Study College over the last six years.”

You can follow our fundraising journey and find out more about Open Study College on Twitter at @OpenStudyColl

Open Study College’s headquarters are in Birmingham, UK.  To date, they have helped over 50,000 students achieve recognised qualifications through the 300 courses they have on offer.  For more information visit

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