Exam results – contact the college

Following your exam results, if you need to contact the college then here are the contact details you will need.   Got a question about your course or want to change your course application? Come along to the course clearing event. Find out about it on the website. Read our guide on how to change your application on…

Exam results – how to change your application

If you have your exam results and now you need to change your course, here is what you need to do. Not met your conditions? Don’t panic! Our student records team are reviewing all applications and will contact you shortly to discuss alternative course options. You can email cams@edinburghcollege.ac.uk if you want to discuss changing…

What is college? The difference between school and college.

Here is the lowdown on the difference between school and college and what to expect when you start Edinburgh College this year. Aside from work wear, you can wear what you want No more school uniform that makes you hot in summer and cold in winter. You can wear whatever you want to when you…

Starting college – get ready for your first day

If you are starting at Edinburgh College this semester then here is everything you need to know to prepare for your first day. Be prepared for your first class Make sure you arrive with plenty of time, especially in the first few weeks. Bring a pen, a notebook and a good sized bag to fit…

Top Tips for Exam Results Day

  Tuesday 7 August marks SQA Exam Results Day, causing many of you to anxiously wait for the postman to hand deliver that massive envelope or wait for that email or message to appear after refreshing your web page for the 100th time! At Edinburgh College we are here to tell you that there is no need…

Bright sparks Get Into Electrical Installation

A group of young unemployed people have gained valuable industry experience and are looking forward to a career in electrical installation thanks to a programme designed to boost job prospects. The five-week Prince’s Trust Get Into Electrical Installation course at Edinburgh College’s Sighthill Campus, now in its fourth year, offers training and work experience in…

Course Clearing Event 2018

After you get your SQA exam results on Tuesday 7 August, come along to our course clearing event to find out what to do next. Course Clearing Event Thursday 9 August 2018 12 – 4 pm Granton Campus 350 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE Want to make a new course application? You can meet our…

Summer School 2018 is in full swing

Edinburgh College has hosted an English Language Summer School for more than 30 years, and this year is no different with around 100 students from 12 countries spending their time in the capital with our International team. The 2018 Summer School is now approaching the end of its third week with students from Russia, Spain,…

Student Fringe Festival show rehearsals in full swing at Granton Campus

Rehearsals for a Fringe Festival drama production which showcases upcoming talent from across Scotland’s colleges are in full swing at Granton Campus. ‘Propeller’ – co-created by The Network Ensemble, The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) and award-winning director Caitlin Skinner – will be performed by eight acting students at Edinburgh’s Pleasance Theatre for the duration…

Reasons to stay in Halls at Edinburgh College

If you are starting your studies this year in Edinburgh, then the halls of residence at Edinburgh College could be a good option for you. Here are some reasons why students stay at the halls. Get to college without worrying about the travel There are halls in two areas of the city, one at Granton…

Photography students showcase their work at top London exhibition

Edinburgh College Photography students have been showcasing their work at the UK’s top graduate art exhibition, FREE RANGE, in London over the past 11 days. The BA Professional Photography graduates’ exhibition this year covers fashion, advertising, documentary, portraiture and fine art photography. Themes of the work include gender diversity, isolation, significant form, love, sexuality, reality, virtual reality, inclusion and individuality. Our…

ECSA officer team wins NUS UK award

The 2017/18 Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) officer team ended their year’s tenure by winning one of the top prizes at the UK-wide NUS Awards. ECSA won the Officer Team of the Year Award, beating competition from another seven universities and colleges across the UK. The 2017/18 sabbatical team – president Neal Black and vice presidents Beth Anderson…

Why Health & Safety Is So Important

Health and safety plays an important part in any business these days. It’s crucial to ensure every employee feels comfortable and understands how to maintain and create a safe working environment. The Facts It was recorded that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018 (HSM, 2018), while more than two million…