Top 5 reasons to study computing at Edinburgh College

At Edinburgh College you can study everything from web design to desktop support, networking and games development. You can master skills in digital media, 3D printing, programming and robotics, taught by experienced lecturers. If you’re still not convinced, here are our top 5 reasons for studying computing courses at the college. Internship opportunities for computing students Students…

Edinburgh College students help develop major tourist attraction app

More than 100 students from Edinburgh College teamed up with Global Treasure Apps to review a series of interactive digital app trails for major tourist attractions across Scotland. The students gathered at the National Museum Scotland recently to test out the app, and follow the treasure trails they created. Global Treasure Apps connects technology, the…

Edinburgh College Creative Industries students get tips from the top

Edinburgh College was a hub of creative activity as it welcomed some of the country’s top professionals to its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Creative juices were flowing at the college’s Granton Campus and Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) theatre, where students had an opportunity to get career advice from guest speakers from across…

School pupils inspired to get digital at Edinburgh College

A group of school pupils have been inspired to get digital with the help of local marketing professionals and Edinburgh College. S5 and S6 school pupils from St David’s RC High School joined Information Technology Software Development foundation apprentices at the college’s Midlothian Campus for a day of digital inspiration to mark Digital Day 2017.…

Edinburgh College launches STEM Manifesto

Edinburgh College was joined today by Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn and 100 local school pupils to launch its new STEM Manifesto, which sets out how the college will support the growth of the country’s increasingly technology-based industries. Edinburgh College’s STEM Manifesto outlines how the college will deliver STEM-related education to ensure that…

STEM Game Changers

Edinburgh College has been shortlisted for an award for its work in inspiring young people to become the next generation of innovators, pioneers and tech entrepreneurs. The college is one of five finalists shortlisted in the Innovating in STEM education/training category at The Herald Global Game Changers Awards. The awards, in their inaugural year, recognise…

Web development

If you are looking to develop skills needed to work in web development and associated technologies then HND Web Development is the course for you. If you’re not convinced yet, here are our top 5 reasons why you should apply now. 1) University progression After studying this two year HND course, you can continue onto…

Whodunnit at Edinburgh College

An Edinburgh College computing suite became a (mock) crime scene as 21 students from local schools attended Codespace CSI, a pilot scheme developed by the computing team to engage young women in digital skills. Over four afternoons, the pupils learned a variety of digital skills including image manipulation to find number plates and hidden artefacts;…

Silver medal win at Worldskills UK Final

Two BEng Security and Forensics (incorporating HND Networking) year two students competed in the UK National Final of Worldskills UK, a competition open to inspire apprentices and young people to be ambitious in their pursuit of skills excellence. Dario Khorassani Mohaddes, who took home a silver medal, and Jonathan Chezeaud (runner-up) were part of the…