Graphic Design students dreaming of further award success

An Edinburgh College pair will go head to head with finalists at an awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of outstanding young people across Scotland. Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduates Niamh Curran and Holly McNie have been shortlisted in the Enhancing Education category at the YoungScot Awards 2018 for their Daydream Believers project. Throughout their…

Edinburgh College students challenged to come up with creative ideas

A group of Edinburgh College students were recently challenged to come up with creative ideas to change space in a local secondary school at a national architecture conference in Edinburgh.  Architecture and Design Scotland tasked a group of NC Architecture and Interior Design students with developing creative proposals for changing space in Tynecastle High School, as…

Childhood Practice Professional Information Session

If you are interested in applying for a professional childcare course at Edinburgh College, then come along to our next Information Session. Courses that will be presented are for aspiring managers and lead practitioners. The Childhood Practice team will be there to answer any of your questions, with a presentation about the curriculum. Thursday 24…

Elemis Christmas Event

We are working with our salon brands Elemis to bring you high quality treatments which support our students learning. Come to our Elemis Christmas Event, we are offering you a £25 voucher when you book a £25 Elemis Facial Treatment on Thursday 6 December. £25 payable on booking – may only be redeemed on the day,…

Edinburgh College students win gold at WorldSkills UK Live

Two Edinburgh College students can now say they’re the best in the UK after winning at a national skills competition. Tony Mailer and Calum Munro were awarded gold medals for their outstanding performance in a series of skills challenges at WorldSkills UK Live at the weekend. Tony beat off stiff competition from five other students…

Young people inspired by Digital Day

A group of young people have been inspired to get digital with the help of local industry experts and Edinburgh College. Level 5 Computing students joined Information Technology Software Development foundation apprentices from secondary schools across Edinburgh and Lothians at the College’s Milton Road Campus for a day of digital inspiration to mark Digital Day…

Share your home with international students

Do you enjoy meeting and helping people, and have a spare room that is private and comfortable? We are looking for warm, friendly people to host students from a wide variety of countries, both on a short (one to six-weeks) and long-term basis (two to four-months). Options exist to host with meals included – or…

In employment – studying as you work

Once you have finished your time in full-time education you may feel that your work is the only place where you can learn new skills. However, there are multiple routes that those in employment can take to continuing learning. At Edinburgh College there are different courses that you can take to learn something new while you study. These…

University – courses to get you on track

How to get to University When thinking about going to university the thought of having the correct entry qualifications can feel daunting and unattainable. At Edinburgh College there are many routes that you can follow in order to reach your goal of studying at university. It also provides you with a platform to discover if…

Still at school – courses available to you

Are you still at school and thinking about what you are going to do after? It may be an easy choice for some people but for most of us it is a big choice and exercise in understanding what we like the most, what we are the best at and what we can see ourselves…

Awards ceremony awaits Edinburgh College Foundation Apprentice

An Edinburgh College Accounting student is hoping to calculate his way to award success as he goes up against fellow students at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018. Nineteen-year-old Junjie Xu, who studied a Financial Services Foundation Apprenticeship at Edinburgh College before progressing onto a HND Accounting course, has been shortlisted for Foundation Apprentice of the…

Choose College

During November, Colleges across Scotland are joining together on a national campaign encouraging you to CHOOSE COLLEGE. The TV advert will be aired on STV for four weeks and is designed to change perceptions of what college is really like. College should be PLAN A, not plan B. College has changed Gone are the days…

Adult Returners at Edinburgh College

Whether you left school a couple of years ago, or your school days are a distant memory, coming to college to study something new isn’t out of the ordinary. In the year 2017/2018, 55% of our students were aged 20+ (Edinburgh College, 2018), showing that college isn’t just for school leavers. With over 700 courses,…