Summer School 2019 comes to a close

Edinburgh College has hosted an English Language Summer School for more than 30 years, and this year was no different with 102 students from 16 countries spending their time in the capital with our International team. During the 2019 Summer School, students from Panama, Italy, Spain, Japan, Kazakhstan and other countries from across the world,…

Why invest in an Art and Design course

If you are considering a course in art and design, then here are some reasons why the investment is worth making. University of Arts London (UAL) creative qualifications UAL have designed creative qualifications that you can study at Edinburgh College. These courses are relevant to the industry and fantastic for course progression. The college is…

Part-Time & Evening Student Handbook 2019

Being a part-time or evening class student can feel very different to a full-time student. First of all, you may be coming to class later in the day when your campus is quieter and there are less people around. Second of all, you might only be coming in once or twice a week, with less…

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…