Female students visit EDF Torness Power Station

Twenty female College students from nine different Science and Engineering classes visited EDF Torness Power Station earlier this week to take part in a Women in Engineering careers event. This inaugural event was created by the College’s Engineering team and EDF to give female students the opportunity to meet positive role models from industry and…

Deputy First Minister John Swinney is an Apprentice for the Day

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney became a Software Development Apprentice for the Day as he spent time hearing from two IT foundation apprentices in Edinburgh. Mr Swinney, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, met with Edinburgh College foundation apprentices Douglas Greig and Michael Christopher Allan, who are both in their second year of…

Plumbing apprentices celebrated at annual SNIPEF Awards

Edinburgh College played host as the region’s top young plumbers received awards for their hard work over the past 12 months. The College’s Midlothian Campus welcomed the SNIPEF Edinburgh & District Branch as they held their annual Awards Ceremony, celebrating the work of plumbing apprentices from Edinburgh, Borders College and Forth Valley College. Fourteen awards…

Seafarers unite for Leith Nautical College reunion

Former staff and students of Leith Nautical College came together to mark 40 years since the institution was officially opened with a weekend of celebrations. Hosted by the Edinburgh College Development Trust, the independent charity that supports students at Edinburgh College, the weekend involved a reunion dinner at the College’s EH15 Apprentice restaurant and a…

Student Support Drop-In Sessions

Are you in need of advice or support? Don’t keep it to yourself. There are drop-in sessions at each campus which we would encourage you to come along to. Learning Development Tutor Drop-Ins can help with pre-entry, on-course and pre-exit guidance. They can give you support with your course, and additional support if required. Guidance…

Edinburgh College wins Sustainable College crown at CDN Awards 2018

Edinburgh College’s green credentials have been recognised at Scotland’s largest celebration of College achievements this week. The College’s Sustainability team picked up the Sustainability Award at the College Development Network (CDN) Awards Ceremony held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow last night (Thursday 25 October). The award celebrates the leadership and impact in sustainability the…

Wellbeing Drop-in

Wellbeing Support is available for students who are finding it difficult to meet the demands of their course because of mental ill-health or other reasons. Wellbeing will focus on helping students to manage to study, learn and meet their potential. What help is available? Support with motivation and morale Living and coping with mental health…