Edinburgh College Development Trust awards first STEM scholarship

An Edinburgh College HND Electrical Engineering student has been awarded a new scholarship which will see him working alongside College staff to inspire thousands of pupils to consider STEM careers. Ladislav Horvath, has been named the first ever David Doig Foundation STEM scholar following a successful interview. He will now help deliver the College’s STEM…

Female students visit EDF Torness Power Station

Twenty female College students from nine different Science and Engineering classes visited EDF Torness Power Station earlier this week to take part in a Women in Engineering careers event. This inaugural event was created by the College’s Engineering team and EDF to give female students the opportunity to meet positive role models from industry and…

College hosts pupils from Lothian schools for annual construction competition

Edinburgh College played host to 50 local school pupils as it held the Edinburgh heat of the annual Construction and Built Environment Challenge (CABEC) yesterday. Young people from Castlebrae Community High School, Inveralmond Community High School, Forrester High School, North Berwick High School and Trinity High School descended on the College’s Forthside construction facility to…

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 for the second year running. The awards…

College welcomes new Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science for first ministerial visit

Staff and students from Edinburgh College welcomed Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science Richard Lochhead MSP to the College’s Midlothian Campus for his first ministerial visit since being appointed to the role. The Minister was given a tour of the campus by Principal Audrey Cumberford and spent time with the College’s Engineering and…