Pimp my zimmer! Edinburgh College students visit residential home to deliver zimmer makeovers

Access and Continuing Education (ACE) students at Edinburgh College have flexed their creative muscles to wheel out a new project at an East Lothian residential home. Students on the College’s Steps Towards Independence Second Steps course have visited residents at Eskgreen Residential Home in Musselburgh to spruce up their zimmer frames using all manner of…

Faces of Glow – Natasha Ryan

Twenty-year-old HND Graphic Design student Natasha Ryan from Edinburgh can’t wait to showcase her final project at the Fruitmarket Gallery from 6 – 8pm on Wednesday 5 June as part of the end-of-year Engaging Employers and Schools exhibition. “I’m really looking forward to the exhibition, it’s like a celebration of my time at College and…

Serving up success, Steph Tanner named Hospitality Educator of the Year

An Edinburgh College curriculum leader has won a national award after broadening the horizons and boosting the confidence of the College’s Professional Cookery and Hospitality students. Professional Cookery curriculum leader Steph Tanner was named Hospitality Educator of the Year at the Catering in Scotland (CIS) Excellence Awards held in Glasgow last night. Steph’s nomination came…

Edinburgh College students exhibit art work at Sculpture Workshop

Students from Edinburgh College’s Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) course are set to disperse their talents across Edinburgh’s Sculpture Workshop this weekend. ‘Up-rootal’, an exhibition encompassing painting, sculpture, performance, photography and moving energy, is the culmination of the students’ work over the past two years. Nine students will display their portfolio of work which demonstrates the…

Edinburgh College helps pupils discover the world of work and skills

Edinburgh College curriculum teams supported a new event giving primary 5 pupils from across East Lothian the chance to experience the world of work and skills, which launched this week. Jobs Kingdom Live, is the first event of its kind in Scotland, was held over two days at Queen Margaret University, and saw East Lothian’s…

Edinburgh College launches Jobzone website for students

Edinburgh College students will now have the opportunity to explore available employment opportunities across Edinburgh and the Lothians following the launch of the College’s Jobzone website. Students will be able to access a number of jobs through the College Jobzone website. Students won’t have to sign up to an account when they browse for employment…

A Portal to the Past

A group of Edinburgh College students are using their creative talents to open a portal to the past and bring one of Edinburgh’s top historical venues to life. More than 100 of the College’s Dance, Music, Hospitality, Costume Design and Computing students will take inspiration from a royal banquet held at Riddles Court in 1598…

EC Student Stories – Thomas

Thirty-four-year-old Thomas Hall tells us how his course has helped him to grow as a person and how he’s met people from all walks of life during his time studying at Edinburgh College… “When I’m not DJing for a digital radio station or looking after my two children, I’m either studying or working for a…

Faces of Glow – Marcello Di Candia

Twenty-six-year-old NC Theatre Design student Marcello Di Candia can’t wait to see his designs come to life inside the historic Riddle’s Court on Wednesday 29 May as part of A Portal to the Past. Marcello and classmate Irene Navarro were asked to design a number of costumes that would be worn by performers at the…