Prospective students invited to course open days in December

Edinburgh College is inviting prospective students looking to further their education, boost their skills or undertake professional development in the new year to attend its campus open days this December. The open days on 7, 12 and 14 December will provide guests with an opportunity to speak to teaching staff about the courses on offer…

Stonemasonry apprentice scoops bronze medal at national construction final

Edinburgh College Stonemasonry apprentice Hamish Innes has won a bronze medal at the national final of the UK’s longest-running construction skills competition. After competing in the regional qualifiers earlier this year, Hamish and fellow Edinburgh College stonemasonry apprentice Calum Munro progressed to the UK National Skillbuild Final, which was held at the Birmingham NEC. The…

Students tackle plastic waste with innovative new solution

  A duo from Edinburgh College and Queen Margaret University (QMU) are tackling the problem of plastic bottle waste which sees 15 million plastic bottles added to landfills every day. Edinburgh College HND Beauty Therapy student Amee Ritchie and QMU student Jake Elliot Hook were winners in the October round of the Scottish Institute for…

School pupils inspired to get digital at Edinburgh College

A group of school pupils have been inspired to get digital with the help of local marketing professionals and Edinburgh College. S5 and S6 school pupils from St David’s RC High School joined Information Technology Software Development foundation apprentices at the college’s Midlothian Campus for a day of digital inspiration to mark Digital Day 2017.…

Edinburgh apprentices to compete in national construction final

Two stonemasonry apprentices from Edinburgh College will be competing at the UK National Final of the UK’s longest-running construction skills competition this week. After competing in the regional qualifiers earlier this year, Calum Munro and Hamish Innes have progressed to the UK National Final, which will be held at the Birmingham NEC from 16-18 November.…

Skills Scotland Best Stand Award

Best stand at Skills Scotland 2017

On Thursday 9th November, the Edinburgh College team was out in full force at this year’s Skills Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre – Ingliston. Over 2,500 school pupils from across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife came along to the exhibition to discover the fantastic career options open to them after they leave school. This…

Tibor Triumphs at IMI awards

Former Edinburgh College Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair student Tibor Ovari has picked up an award for Outstanding Student at the Institute of the Motor Industry’s annual Outstanding Achievers Awards. The industry’s professional body hosted its annual awards ceremony at its headquarters in Hertfordshire where the finalists from across the UK celebrated their success. Tibor,…

Edinburgh College receives Living Wage accreditation

The Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative has granted Living Wage employer status to Edinburgh College. Edinburgh College already pays staff the real Living Wage but receiving formal accreditation for this strengthens its commitment to fair pay for all employees. Everyone working at Edinburgh College receives a minimum hourly wage of £8.75, which is the real Living…

eh15 – Christmas Menu

Support our students with a great tasting Lunch or Dinner menu for a great price! Menus start Wednesday 6 December.   MENUS Lunch – £15.95 (Click to view) Dinner – £19.95 (Click to view)    

Edinburgh College joins Collab Group

Edinburgh College is proud to announce it has become the newest member of Collab Group, a membership organisation including some of the UK’s top colleges. The college will become the third Scottish member, joining North East Scotland College and West College Scotland, providing Collab Group representation in every capital city within the United Kingdom. Edinburgh College…

Edinburgh College launches STEM Manifesto

Edinburgh College was joined today by Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn and 100 local school pupils to launch its new STEM Manifesto, which sets out how the college will support the growth of the country’s increasingly technology-based industries. Edinburgh College’s STEM Manifesto outlines how the college will deliver STEM-related education to ensure that…