Adult Returners at Edinburgh College

Whether you left school a couple of years ago, or your school days are a distant memory, coming to college to study something new isn’t out of the ordinary. In the year 2017/2018, 55% of our students were aged 20+ (Edinburgh College, 2018), showing that college isn’t just for school leavers. With over 700 courses,…

School leavers – why choose college

Here are some stories from our students on why college was the right choice for them. College helps you reach your career goals If you are one of those people who has always known what they wanted to do, then college could be the best place to get the skills and qualifications you need to…

Student Support Drop-In Sessions

Are you 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 Drop-Ins can help with pre-entry, on-course and pre-exit guidance. They can give you support with your course, and additional support if required. Guidance…

Wellbeing Drop-in

Wellbeing Support is available for students who are finding it difficult to meet the demands of their course because of mental ill-health or other reasons. Wellbeing will focus on helping students to manage to study, learn and meet their potential. What help is available? Support with motivation and morale Living and coping with mental health…

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…