Support at College

Are you a current student in need of advice or support? Don’t keep it to yourself. There are drop-in sessions at each campus which we would encourage you to come along to. Learning Development Tutor (LDT) Drop-Ins can help with pre-entry, on-course and pre-exit guidance. They can give you support with your course, and additional…

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…

Milton Road campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Milton Road campus! This is the building which supposedly looks like a ship (if you squint enough you can just about see it…) and is home to our health and fitness building, the Club. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t…

primary teaching podcast

Primary Teaching – Industry Insiders

Episode 1 of the Industry Insiders podcast features guest Emma-Jane Stewart, who shares her experience of studying primary teaching and what it’s like to be a Primary Teacher. Listen to the podcast episode on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or read on for the interview. Q: What did you study and how did you know you…

Men in Early Learning and Childcare

Everyone, meet Kieran Gallagher.  Kieran is the Out-of-School Team Leader at North Edinburgh Childcare and he is currently studying his Level 9 Childhood Practice with us, training to the level of Manager. Did you know he is one of the surprisingly small 4% of male workers in the Early Learning and Child Care (ELC) profession? …