Annie is Edinburgh College’s John Byrne Award Ambassador

An Edinburgh College student is looking forward to combining her studies with dedicating her time to being a champion for The John Byrne Award. HND Contemporary Art Practice student Annie Donaldson was successful in applying to become Edinburgh College’s John Byrne Award Ambassador. The Award publicly recognises creative pieces of work that prompt thought, discussion…

Clean sweep for Edinburgh College creatives

  An Edinburgh College student beat off competition from her classmates to win a breakthrough award at a ceremony in London highlighting young creative talent. With all three finalists studying at Edinburgh College, HND Graphic Design student Joy Mooney won this year’s DMA Breakthourgh Award, which is backed by the Graeme Robertson Trust and designed…

Graphic Design students dreaming of further award success

An Edinburgh College pair will go head to head with finalists at an awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of outstanding young people across Scotland. Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduates Niamh Curran and Holly McNie have been shortlisted in the Enhancing Education category at the YoungScot Awards 2018 for their Daydream Believers project. Throughout their…

Edinburgh College students challenged to come up with creative ideas

A group of Edinburgh College students were recently challenged to come up with creative ideas to change space in a local secondary school at a national architecture conference in Edinburgh.  Architecture and Design Scotland tasked a group of NC Architecture and Interior Design students with developing creative proposals for changing space in Tynecastle High School, as…

Star student Niamh up for another award

Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduate Niamh Curran might soon run out of space on her mantelpiece as she goes head to head with other star students for the Young Person of the Year crown at the 2018 SQA Star Awards. Twenty-year-old Niamh has been shortlisted as a finalist in the SQA Star Awards Young…

Niamh is Marketing Society’s Star Creative Student

An Edinburgh College Graphic Design student has been named Star Creative Student at the Marketing Society Star Awards for the fourth year running. Niamh Curran, the latest student to receive the accolade, was presented with the award at this year’s ceremony after impressing judges with her work. Twenty-year-old Niamh, from Linlithgow, beat off stiff competition…

Edinburgh College Art students exhibit work at Sculpture Workshop

Students from Edinburgh College’s Contemporary Art Practice course are set to disperse their talents across Edinburgh’s Sculpture Workshop this weekend. ‘Dispersal’, 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 diverse…

Natalie set to inspire at TEDxYouth

An Edinburgh College Graphic Design student is set to challenge Scotland’s young people to delve deeper into the relationship between art and science at the first ever TEDxYouth@Glasgow event. Natalie Loh will be giving a talk on ‘Art or Science?’ to encourage the audience to explore new ideas, consider the other option and discover their…

Top 5 Reasons to Study Art and Design

The School of Art and Design at Edinburgh College is one of the largest of its kind in the UK with over 700 students. It also has a strong reputation for progressing students into both degree-level study and employment in the creative industries. Need more convincing? Here are our top five reasons why students study…