College helps Shaheeda aim for a Music career

Twenty-five-year-old Music student Shaheeda Sinckler is looking to follow her dreams and make it big in the music industry after she finishes College. In October, Shaheeda – who studied NC Sound Production at Edinburgh College last year, before progressing onto the HND level course this year – became the youngest ever person to win Scottish…

Edinburgh College helps Raytheon UK staff build on their management skills

Two employees at Fife-based technology and innovation company Raytheon UK had the opportunity to move into promoted roles after building on their leadership and management skills thanks to training delivered by Edinburgh College. Beth Anderson and Nikki Wiggin completed a two-year bespoke ILM Management Certificate programme delivered by lecturing staff at the College. Beth who…

Edinburgh College launches new Gender-Based Violence policy

Edinburgh College has launched a new policy which aims to support students who have experienced gender-based violence and keep them safe. The policy has been launched as part of the 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence campaign which runs from Wednesday 25 November to the Thursday 10 December. The new policy outlines the College’s…

ECSA and Edinburgh College join the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

  Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) and Edinburgh College have completed the sign-up process to the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme. Due to new challenges COVID-19 has brought when accessing services, and following student queries and feedback from students on the ECSA Virtual Campus, ECSA and the College has joined the scheme. The sunflower lanyard or identification…

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Digital Skills Information Sessions

Attend one of our Digital Skills Information Sessions to find out more about a career in IT, what courses you could study at college, if a course can be tailored for your routine, and funding options to support your studies.

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Edinburgh College Glossary

If you’ve been out of education for a while, you might have noticed some unfamiliar terms or acronyms. We’ve put together a glossary of the common terms you might come across when considering college as an option, so that you can be clued up when making your decision. Further Education (FE) Further Education refers to…

Colleges recommend further action to deal with impact of Coronavirus

A collaboration between colleges in east central Scotland has published their proposals on how best to deliver skills and opportunities in Scotland to support the economic recovery. The East Central Scotland Colleges Collaboration, consisting of Edinburgh College, Fife College, Forth Valley College and West Lothian College, worked to produce a comprehensive skills programme designed to…

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Funding for every situation

If you are thinking of coming to college, you may be wondering what funding is available to you. Below are some of the options that are available. The funding you are eligible for also depends on various factors, including the course level you plan to study. Our funding tool on the website may be able…

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Everything you need to know about college as a school leaver

You might have a lot of questions about coming to college as a school leaver, so we’ve answered some of them in this blog. If you have a question and don’t see it answered here, email us at courseinfo@edinburghcollege.ac.uk so a member of the team can help you out. What are my options when I…

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Explore something new at college

The current pandemic has affected us all in different ways. If you have taken the time to reflect on your job prospects over the last couple of months, you might have decided to explore something new at college. Did you have a hobby or passion you would like to pursue further? Or did you always…