Kristina – EC Student Stories

Thirty-nine-year-old Kristina has returned to Edinburgh College to pursue her ambition of becoming a nursery manager or running her own childminding service. She tells us about what inspired her new career path, and how she’s embracing studying a full-time course while raising three children and keeping up a part-time job. “I was employed in the…

Automotive students qualify to national skills qualifiers

Eight Edinburgh College Automotive Engineering students have qualified for a national skills qualifier which could lead to them competing at WorldSkills UK Live. Callum Brown, Cameron Orr, Craig Wallace, James Kennedy-Pratt, James Penney, Murray Inglis, Russell Bonnar, and Thomas Hepburn have all qualified for IMI’s 2020 Skills Competition in the Light Vehicle Technology category. The…

Edinburgh College Salons update

To all of our clients, We hope that are you all safe and well as we are all still navigating our way through these challenging times. We would love to be welcoming you back into our salons and for you to meet our next group of budding stylists, barbers and therapists as well as reconnecting…

People in a childcare setting reading books.

Study a childcare course at college

Working in early years and childcare is hugely rewarding as you will get the opportunity to support the development of the next generation and guide them towards a bright future. Read our blog to find out everything you need to know about our childcare courses and working in the sector.   What childcare courses can I study?  At Edinburgh College, we…

Prize Giving 2020 – congratulations to all schools winners

Congratulations to this year’s Edinburgh College Prize Schools Winners – your achievements are astounding and are testament to the hard work and dedication you have applied to your studies throughout term 2019/20. Prize Giving celebrates the academic achievements and dedication of students, as well as the commitment many have to juggling home life and work…

David can’t wait to explore the world of game design

Fifteen-year-old David Scott from Newtongrange wants to further explore the world of game design after getting a taste for it at Edinburgh College. He has won the School College Partnership (SCP) Computer Games and Software Development Award at this year’s Prize Giving. We caught up with David to find out about his College experience and…

#ECPrizeGiving – Zoe Hooper

NC Level 6 Dance student Zoe Hooper has been named the winner of the Academic Excellence Award at this year’s #ECPrizeGiving. Prior to studying Dance at College, twenty-three-year-old Zoe was studying Linguistics but opted for a career change and she hasn’t looked back since. Read more about Zoe’s Edinburgh College experience so far below. “It…