10 top tips for UCAS applications

Are you applying to university next year? If so, the following 10 tips might be useful for you. 1. Choose a referee BEFORE submitting your application! Talk to your lecturer about writing a reference with plenty of time to spare. You want your reference to be the best it can be. If you don’t choose…

The Power of Words

By now you will have read many news reports, articles and will have had many conversations around the fall of Hollywood’s Harvey Weinstein, and no doubt you will have been confronted by the overwhelming numbers of women and men showing solidarity on social media through #metoo. If you live in a cave and have absolutely…

It’s not just making play-dough!

With childcare becoming an increasingly in-demand career in Edinburgh and the Lothians, our in-house childcare expert, Clarissa, is writing a series of blogs to show you how important a career in childcare is and why you should be getting yourself, or loved ones, interested. Why is there a misconception? “What do you know about working in…

Edinburgh College turns Five! What was happening in October 2012?

Edinburgh College has turned five! Where did the time go? This week marks five years since Stevenson, Telford and Jewel and Esk colleges merged to become Edinburgh College. It’s only natural that at this kind of milestone we reflect on what’s happened over the college’s lifetime, and how the world has changed. It’s only five…

Graduation 2017 – What to do on the day

The Graduation buzz is well and truly in the air here at Edinburgh College, with just two days to go until the biggest day of our calendar year – Graduation! We’re looking forward to welcoming students and their guests to the Usher Hall on Thursday 28 September to celebrate their achievements. If you’re coming along,…

5 ways to study at Edinburgh College

When you first think of college, what do you think of? Five days of learning a week, not too dissimilar from school, only for young people on their first steps into adult life? Well actually, although you might be right, there are many options for studying at college that can work around your needs, whatever…

Graduation 2017 – What to bring with you on the day

There’s just two weeks to go until everyone’s favourite day of the college year… Graduation. We’re looking forward to celebrating with our Class of 2017, and their loved ones, at the Usher Hall on Thursday 28 September. Graduation is all about commending students’ achievements, while wearing elaborate gowns and crossing our fingers that we don’t…

Hair, Beauty & Barbering Annual Memberships

Edinburgh College training salons are designed to give students experience so they are completely ready for industry. Students participate in our Employability Salons performing the latest treatments and using prestigious products that are well known in the industry. You can now obtain a great value membership for Hair, Beauty, Combined & Barbering. This can be…

Welcome to Sighthill Campus!

Welcome to Sighthill campus! Tucked away in the West of Edinburgh, Sighthill campus is home to the Music Box for budding musicians and sound producers and our Centre for Sport and Exercise. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re looking…

Welcome to Midlothian Campus!

Welcome to Midlothian campus! Tucked away South of Edinburgh in Dalkeith, Midlothian campus is home to our solar meadow and oil production platform simulator. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re looking for. Where is my classroom? There are sign…