Sighthill Gym – Benefits of a Membership

Getting your workout in whilst you’re studying can be challenging, especially when classes are all day, you have group projects to manage and you have work in the evening. The Centre for Sport and Fitness at Sighthill has a gym which is open to students, so you can fit your workout in around your classes.…

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! 1. Make sure you pay…

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…

Travelling to college – How to get to your campus

How you get to college is an important part of your day – and the method you use can have a big impact on your finances, your health, and your environmental footprint. Here are some useful tips on the best ways to get to college. Walk, cycle or use public transport The best method will…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Top Tips for Exam Results Day

  Tuesday 7 August marks SQA Exam Results Day, causing many of you to anxiously wait for the postman to hand deliver that massive envelope or wait for that email or message to appear after refreshing your web page for the 100th time! At Edinburgh College we are here to tell you that there is no need…

Reasons to stay in Halls at Edinburgh College

If you are starting your studies this year in Edinburgh, then the halls of residence at Edinburgh College could be a good option for you. Here are some reasons why students stay at the halls. Get to college without worrying about the travel There are halls in two areas of the city, one at Granton…

Why Health & Safety Is So Important

Health and safety plays an important part in any business these days. It’s crucial to ensure every employee feels comfortable and understands how to maintain and create a safe working environment. The Facts It was recorded that 144 workers were fatally injured between April 2017 and March 2018 (HSM, 2018), while more than two million…

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…