Avoid mumps – advice from NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian is asking students to watch out for mumps over the festive period, following a recent rise in cases across Edinburgh and the Lothians. They’re asking everyone to be aware of the symptoms and what to do to avoid it spreading. Please read this information from NHS Lothian below to keep yourself, your friends…

Edinburgh College design student scoops silver award in national industry competition

An Edinburgh College Graphic Design student has been recognised as one of the breakthrough marketing stars of the year in a national industry competition. HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design student Lena Sakura was presented with the silver Breakthrough Award at the Direct Marketing Association’s (DMA) annual award ceremony. The award showcases the best creative talent…

Information Evening for Courses in Childcare

Interested in our Childcare courses? We will be hosting an information evening on 11 January 2018 where you will be able to Talk to college lecturers Find a course to suit you Get tips and advice for your application Pick up a prospectus Come along and discover what our courses can do for you. Thursday 11…

Edinburgh College design student in the running for national award

An Edinburgh College Graphic Design student has been recognised as one of the top three breakthrough marketing stars of the year in a national industry competition. HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design student Lena Sakura has been selected as a finalist in the Direct Marketing Association’s (DMA) Breakthrough Award 2017. The award showcases the best creative…

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…

Gents Evening – Edinburgh College Barbershop

Date Tues 19 December Time 15.00 – 19.30 Location Granton Hair & Beauty Training Salon and Elemis & Wella Academy Granton Campus Edinburgh College Details Edinburgh College’s level 3 barbers are holding an after hours “Gents Evening” in the college. The event includes: Live music Refreshments Haircuts Raffle prizes Location Granton Hair & Beauty Training…

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…

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…