What is the difference between school and college?

So you have completed your time at school. You are done with it and ready to make your mark at college. Here is the lowdown on the difference between school and college and what to expect when you start Edinburgh College this year. You can wear what you want. No more school uniform that makes…

Siobhan Redmond joins college graduates in the cast of Mark Thomson’s Snowflake at the Pleasance

  Award-winning Scottish theatre, television and film actress Siobhan Redmond joined rehearsals at Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) Theatre to collaborate with students on a new play at the Fringe, Snowflake. Siobhan joined three HND Acting and Performance graduates from Edinburgh College, Mirren Wilson, Harvey Reid and Shyvonne Ahmad, who are also part…

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Top 10 reasons to move away from home for college

1. You’re able to do what you like, when you like No more parents nagging you to do the dishes right away – you can do them later! (Just don’t leave them too long, you don’t want to create a bad rep for yourself…) 2. You get to have your own space If you were…

SQA Exam Results Day

SQA EXAM RESULTS DAY (THURS 10 AUG) Tuesday 8 August marks SQA Exam Results Day, causing many of you around the country to anxiously wait for the postman to hand deliver that massive envelope or wait for that email or message to appear after refreshing your webpage for the 100th time! At Edinburgh College we are here…

Training in the Scottish Borders

Edinburgh College, in response to customer demand, is delighted to announce a brand new schedule of courses and qualifications to be delivered in the Scottish Borders. This will allow businesses the opportunity to access quality training locally. These courses are provided by our experienced and knowledgeable staff in venues located in the Scottish Borders. Classes…

Shooting for Gold

Edinburgh College graduate Jennifer McIntosh has won gold in 50m rifle prone at the European Shooting Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. Jennifer, a former HND Make-up Artistry student, accumulated a score of 619.1 in Monday’s final to claim gold, with Ukraine’s Dariya Sharipova taking silver and Sweden’s Marie Enqvist bronze. Her gold medal success comes nearly…

Prize Giving 2017: Emma Owenson

Beeslack High School pupil Emma Owenson has won the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Achievement at Edinburgh College’s annual student Prize Giving ceremony. Emma received her award for her exceptional performance as a student of the Hospitality and Tourism Academy, part of the pioneering South East Scotland Academies Partnership (SESAP). SESAP is a partnership between Edinburgh…

Wedding Open Days – eh15 & The Apprentice

eh15 Restaurant and Bar and The Apprentice are hosting wedding open days, ideal for those looking for a wedding at two great locations within the city. We have invited along a selection of suppliers giving you the chance to tick off all wedding elements in one place. Wedding Open Day eh15 Restaurant and Bar –…

Edinburgh College recruiting volunteer ESOL home tutors

Edinburgh College is inviting volunteers to teach English one to one in students’ own homes as part of a scheme to support people who cannot get to a classroom. Edinburgh College’s Home Learning Scheme opens up public life for refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers by giving them a better grasp of the English language and…

Why should college be your next destination?

College isn’t all about exams, coursework and getting that qualification.  College is also a great place for raising confidence, learning social skills and meeting new people. What has been the best thing about coming to college?  Making new friends and having fun in art and all the other subjects. Our Access and Continuing Education courses…

Project SEARCH graduate Rory meets Employability Minister

Former Edinburgh College student and Project SEARCH graduate Rory Landale met Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn to share his journey into employment. Mr Hepburn visited Rory at Creative Exchange, where he secured a receptionist role after completing the Project SEARCH programme. Rory is​​ on a part-time temporary contract until March 2018. The programme, for young…