5 Reasons why students study at Edinburgh College

From school leavers to adult returners, our students study courses at Edinburgh College as part of a journey towards their goal. Here are the top 5 reasons why college is often a stop along the way. It’s a pathway to university College offers courses that act as a stepping stone to university from school. Some…

What to do after redundancy

If you’re thinking about going back to college after being made redundant, or if you’re not sure what path you wish to take, here are some options for you. Start your own business Being made redundant might be a good opportunity for you to try working for yourself. Think about what you’re passionate about and…

How to turn your hobby into a career

If you are passionate about something and looking for a new venture, you could consider changing your career to work on your passion full-time. We’ve put together some guidance for career changers that might help you decide where to start. Start your own business If you have a great idea for a product or service,…

College helps Natalie design the future she wants

Thirty-five-year-old student Natalie Loh (pictured right) attended Edinburgh College after deciding she wanted to start a new chapter in her life and change career paths. After previously spending ten years working as a veterinarian, Natalie came to College to get the qualifications and experience needed to forge a new career in the design industry. Natalie…

How to get into primary teaching

If primary teaching is a career you’re thinking of getting into, there’s a variety of different paths you can take to get there. We spoke to a past student about his experience, and a primary teacher about she got into her job. We’ve picked out some of the best tips for you. Get work experience…

Jobs with the best satisfaction

With work satisfaction and culture becoming more important to employees than salary, we’ve looked into what jobs have been rated the best for employee satisfaction. Discover what job best suits your personality and how the College can help you get there. Construction Manager A construction manager is responsible for overseeing building projects and major contracts.…

Hundreds of students honoured at college Graduation

More than 800 students gathered at the McEwan Hall for a day of celebration at Edinburgh College’s annual Graduation ceremony on Friday (27 September). Students were joined by around 3600 proud family members and friends who watched as their loved ones crossed the McEwan Hall stage to receive their certificates of achievement. Graduates from across…