Glow festival ready to light up the city

Edinburgh College’s Glow festival 2017 is about to illuminate the city with a two-month celebration of students’ creative talents. Almost 1,000 students from the college’s creative industries courses will take over city arts venues for performances and exhibitions, showing the work they have been doing over the last year. ​Glow runs until 16 June, with…

Glow photo exhibition at Creative Exchange

To celebrate the launch of Glow festival​, which runs from 27 April-16 June, there will be an exhibition of Glow images taken by BA Professional Photography students  Susan Williamson & Becca Davidson. The exhibition is at the Creative Exchange ​​(29 Constitution Street, Leith EH6 7BS), until 9 May. Students from all the creative industries departments…

New Board member Jeanette Stevenson

Edinburgh College appoints three new Board members

Edinburgh College’s Board of Management has appointed three new non-executive members to support it to lead the strategic direction of the college. The new members are high-profile figures in Scottish public life and have extensive experience in industry, education, and both public and private sectors. The Board has appointed the three with approval from the…

Which campus can I study at?

Wherever you might be in Edinburgh, there is sure to be a college campus close to you. We are proud of the fact that we have over 700 courses as this means that the campus just down the road from you will likely have a course that’s right for you. Our 4 campuses are in…

SWAP Courses

SWAP – Retrain, Reskill and Redundancy

The Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) is a great starting point for adult learners to progress to university. Edinburgh College runs 5 SWAP courses across our 4 locations in association with partner universities, making it easier than ever to get your foot on the ladder of higher education. Who is SWAP aimed at? These courses…

Jamie is on a QUEST to the top

Edinburgh College Civil Engineering Modern Apprentice Jamie Marsh has been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) with a QUEST Technician Scholarship of £1,500. Jamie is among five students in Scotland who have been awarded the scholarship and was chosen for his commitment to being a good leader team player whilst also being ambitious,…

National 5 and Higher Enrolement Event

National 5 and Higher Enrolment Event

If you already meet the course entry requirements for a National 5/Higher/Advanced Higher course come along to our enrolment event in May to apply. National 5 and Highers Enrolment Event 18 May 2017 4.00pm-7.00pm Sighthill Campus Bankhead Avenue, EH11 4DE On the day you can: Speak to course advisors and funding experts Apply for your…

Edinburgh College illustration student Aimee Ferrier

Illustration student’s magic witchy win

A gloomy young witch, some visual wizardry and a sprinkling of magic have helped Edinburgh College illustration student Aimee Ferrier win a top local design prize. Aimee’s design for the front cover of a new children’s novel – Ruby McCracken: Tragic Without Magic – won her the Kelpies Design and Illustration Prize 2017 and will…

Part-Time Courses, flexible learning

Part-Time Courses At Edinburgh College we offer a wide range of courses to suit your lifestyle, fitting your studies around your life rather than the other way around. Part-time courses allow you to: add a few more qualifications to get that entrance to University gain extra qualifications while working learn online at your own pace…

Mhairi scoops Creativepool award

Edinburgh-based photographer Mhairi Bell-Moodie, who has recently graduated from the BA Photography at Edinburgh College, has been announced as a winner of Creativepool Annual 2017 Awards. The annual awards celebrate creative excellence from 17 countries across 33 categories. Mhairi was awarded judges’ choice in the Photography Individual category for her series FLUX. FLUX is a…

Student shortlisted for video awards

Edinburgh College HND Visual Communication students Hazel Pike, Beth Wilson and Alicia Gonzalez are on the shortlist for the 2017 IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) Scotland Student Advertising Awards. Now in its second year, the awards are aimed at students looking to kick-start their career in advertising. This year’s competition brief centred on promoting…