Industry professionals share top tips for a career in the creative sector

Edinburgh College students gained insight into what it takes to make it in the creative industries as the College hosted some of the country’s top professionals at its seventh annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Students from the College’s Creative Industries courses attended the event at its Granton Campus where they had an opportunity to get…

College holds fourth BIMA Digital Day event

Edinburgh College Foundation Apprentices have taken part in BIMA Digital Day 2019, the fourth year running the College has been involved in the national day which highlights the importance of Digital Skills. The day kicked off with a presentation from Leith Agency’s Sarah Hand, explaining the need for high competence in digital skills, as well…

Edinburgh College Foundation Apprentice looking forward to a career in the computing industry

Eighteen-year-old Michael Suttie from Mayfield recently completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software Development, which he decided to undertake so he could develop his computing skills, and make contacts working in the industry. We spoke to Michael to find out about his apprenticeship, and his plans for the future: What made you choose a Foundation…

Jobs with the best satisfaction

With work satisfaction and culture becoming more important to employees than salary, we’ve looked into what jobs have been rated the best for employee satisfaction. Discover what job best suits your personality and how the College can help you get there. Construction Manager A construction manager is responsible for overseeing building projects and major contracts.…

Young people inspired by Digital Day

A group of young people have been inspired to get digital with the help of local industry experts and Edinburgh College. Level 5 Computing students joined Information Technology Software Development foundation apprentices from secondary schools across Edinburgh and Lothians at the College’s Milton Road Campus for a day of digital inspiration to mark Digital Day…

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…