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Study a childcare course at college

Working in early years and childcare is hugely rewarding as you will get the opportunity to support the development of the next generation and guide them towards a bright future. Read our blog to find out everything you need to know about our childcare courses and working in the sector.   What childcare courses can I study?  At Edinburgh College, we…

An insight into Costume for Stage and Screen HND

Discover your creative potential and get to grips with industry standard design techniques at Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS). Read our blog to find out more about studying Costume for Stage and Screen with us.   Costume Design Costume design is an integral part of the performing arts and designers have an important role to play in ensuring costumes support other…

Radost – EC Student Stories

Radost Staykova plans to open her own wedding hair and make-up business and is learning all of the skills she needs on her VTCT Level 3 Hairdressing course at Edinburgh College.  “Since I started at College in 2014, when I studied English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), it has felt like home. My lecturers…

Peter – EC Student Stories

Peter is gaining international work experience as well as personal growth Twenty-one-year-old Peter, originally from New York, moved to Scotland eight years ago. He told us how studying HND Hospitality Management has shown him a path to new opportunities. “Before coming to College, I worked at Five Guys where I would work for 10 or…

Steph – EC Student Stories

Steph is on her way towards a career in mental health research Thirty-four-year-old Steph Logan tells us how she’s getting a second chance to achieve her dreams after joining Edinburgh College’s Life Sciences Access (SWAP) course. “I’m doing something I never imagined to be possible. The best exam grade I gained in school was a…

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Be kind to yourself

Mental Health Awareness Week is massively important as it helps to raise awareness of mental health issues and inspire action to promote the message of good mental health for all. We know that now is a challenging time for everybody, and looking after our mental health is crucial in helping us to navigate our way…

How to keep connected to nature during lockdown

Our Community Garden Coordinator Severine is here to help you keep connected to nature during lockdown. She has shared her tips and guidance on using your outdoor exercise time, what to do if you have to stay inside, and how to use your outside space. Check out Severine’s tips and don’t forget to share any…

Develop your talent at the School of Art & Design

Find out how studying a course in Art & Design at Edinburgh College can help you develop your talent and prepare you for what comes next. Take inspiration from your surroundings Edinburgh is home to the world’s biggest arts festival, lots of art galleries and an influential creative sector, meaning that artistic inspiration will never…

Five reasons to study Music & Sound Production

Lots of courses to choose from   There are a range of courses and study options available in Music & Sound Production at our Milton Road and Sighthill campuses. Whether you’re interested in singing and song writing, sound engineering or putting on events, a course at Edinburgh College could help you make it in the music industry.  …

Keep active while you work from home

To help stay positive and keep active during lockdown, a number of online fitness sessions have been created that you can do from home. Sport and Fitness lecturer Scott Hislen has put together the videos which are being posted across the College’s social media channels every week as part of #WorkoutWednesday. The first few sessions…

Sowing with Severine

Our Community Garden Coordinator Severine is here to help your garden to grow during lockdown and over the summer months. She has shared her tips and guidance on growing fruit, vegetables and flowers both indoors and outdoors. Check out Severine’s tips and don’t forget to share photos of your gardening successes with us. If you…

Wellbeing tips – new things to try, and things to remember

Studying and working at home for a long period of time is not something that any of us have been used to be before, but it is becoming something of a ‘new normal’. During this time, it is vital that we stay connected with our classmates, friends, colleagues and those we socialise with. The College’s…

Wellbeing tips – staying in contact and socialising

Studying and working at home for a long period of time is not something that any of us have been used to be before, but it is becoming something of a ‘new normal’. During this time, it is vital that we stay connected with our classmates, friends, colleagues and those we socialise with. The College’s…