What is college? The difference between school and college.

Here is the lowdown on the difference between school and College and what to expect when you start Edinburgh College this year. Aside from work wear, you can wear what you want No more school uniform that makes you hot in summer and cold in winter. You can wear whatever you want to when you…

Exam results – contact the college

Following your exam results, if you need to contact the College then here are the contact details you will need. Got a question about your course or want to change your course application? Come along to the Course Clearing Event. Find out about it on the website. Read our guide on how to change your application on the…

Exam results – how to change your application

If you have your exam results and now you need to change your course, here is what you need to do. Not met your conditions? Don’t panic! Our student records team are reviewing all applications and will contact you shortly to discuss alternative course options. You can email cams@edinburghcollege.ac.uk if you want to discuss changing…

Starting college – get ready for your first day

If you are starting at Edinburgh College this semester then here is everything you need to know to prepare for your first day. Be prepared for your first class Make sure you arrive with plenty of time, especially in the first few weeks. Bring a pen, a notebook and a good-sized bag to fit your…

Travelling to college – How to get to your campus

Planning your commute is one of the first things you will need to do when starting college. Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) have a comprehensive travel guide on their website. Here’s some useful tips to help you out: Walk, cycle or use public transport We would always encourage you to walk, cycle, or use public transport instead…

Registration Events – Induction Checklist

It’s not long until you start your course, so here are our 6 tips to make sure you are all prepared before your first day. We’ve organised them so you can tick each one off and have a clear conscience to know that you are all prepared for your new College journey! Make sure you pay your…

Sighthill campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Sighthill campus! Along the tram track 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…

Granton campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Granton campus! Home to one of the biggest departments for Art & Design in Scotland, with our very own theatre and mock aircraft. 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. I have additional support needs –…

Midlothian campus – everything you need to know

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. I have additional support needs – who…

Milton Road campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Milton Road campus! This is the building which supposedly looks like a ship (if you squint enough you can just about see it…) and is home to our health and fitness building, the Club. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t…

Registration Events 2019

What are Registration Events? Every year, in August, we invite new students to registration events. This is to make sure you are as prepared as possible for your time at college. Unconditional offer students Registration events are designed for NEW full-time students who have been made an unconditional offer of a course at Edinburgh College.…

Course spotlight

This page offers a few suggested courses that we have handpicked to highlight to you. This may be because they have unique coursework, great flexibility or clear progression for your dream career. See our full list of courses starting in August 2019 here. 15/07/19 Army Career Preparation Course Duration – 18 Weeks This course is…

Introductory courses – the first step to studying

What are introductory courses? Our introductory courses are a great way to begin your studies. These courses are very general, meaning you can progress to a more specialised subject after once you’ve decided if it’s right for you. For example, our Introduction to Engineering course allows you to study mechanical or electrical engineering on completion.…