#ECPrizeGiving – Simone Martis

Twenty-three-year-old NC Acting and Theatre Performance student Simone Martis flew across Europe from his home island of Sardinia in Italy to follow his dream of studying acting in Scotland. Simone is the winner of Karen Gillan Creative Industries Student of the Year award, and we caught up with him to find out about his experience…

#ECPrizeGiving – Mary Stewart

A local grandmother has been named Edinburgh College Development Trust’s FE Student of the Year for her work in going above and beyond in supporting her fellow students, at the College’s annual student Prize Giving ceremony. Sixty-year-old Preparation for Study in Social Sciences student Mary Stewart from Musselburgh was awarded the Edinburgh College Development Trust…

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…