College renews partnership with Hey Girls for 20/21 session

Edinburgh College has renewed a partnership with social enterprise Hey Girls to ensure that all students will continue to have access to sanitary products for session 2020/21. This partnership will allow Edinburgh College students to simply email to request the sanitary products they require and they will be delivered to their door by Hey Girls.…

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The Club – Reopening FAQs

Q: When will the Club reopen? A: The pool facilities will reopen on Monday 14 September 2020. Q: What are the Club’s opening hours? A: We will be reducing our opening hours slightly when the pool reopens to the following:            Monday- Friday: 7am – 8pm            Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 6pm Q: When…

Edinburgh College scoops two nominations at CDN Awards 2020

Edinburgh College has scooped two nominations at this year’s College Development Network (CDN) Awards – Scotland’s largest celebration of college achievements.   Introduction to Social Services student Roseanna Campbell has been shortlisted in the Student of the Year category for her outstanding achievements during the 2019/20 session. Roseanna was shortlisted for her incredible commitment and…

Online Welcome to College induction – How to join

As the majority of our courses will be delivered online for the start of session 2020/21, all Edinburgh College students will be given an online introduction to the support which is available to them throughout their time on their course.      All enrolled students should have received an email from the College with details of…

SQA Results Update

2019/20 Students Following the recent announcement regarding the changes to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) results, the College is working closely with the SQA to ensure our students receive their amended results as soon as possible. If you have been affected by the change in grades and would like to speak to someone about this, please…

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Funding your studies when returning to education

Returning to College can be a daunting prospect if you have been out of education for a while. This year due to the Covid-19 crisis you may have either had your work hours reduced or suffered job loss. Although this can be devastating, it may be your opportunity to return to education to take your…

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Exam Results Day FAQs

If you have your exam results today then you might have lots of questions for us. Below are some of the typical questions we receive on SQA exam results day with answers. Q: Now that I have met my conditions what happens next? A: Congratulations! You will shortly be sent an unconditional offer and then…

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Course Clearing Event 2020

Our Course Clearing Event is by telephone and email only. Our campuses remain closed. 6 and 7 August 2020 10am – 4pm 0131 297 8300 We know this is an anxious time of year for many people across Scotland, with Exam Results Day getting closer by the day and uncertainty around job security due to…

Commission launches a new report on the College of the Future

The Independent Commission on the College of the Future, of which Edinburgh College Principal Audrey Cumberford is a commissioner, has published a new report: People, productivity and place: a new vision for colleges.  The publication supports the launch of a new vision for colleges across the UK from the Independent Commission on the College of…

Edinburgh College and partners launch new Web App which allows students and school leavers to look up education options in one place

A new Web App that allows students and school leavers to look up further and higher education pathways in one place launches today. The Pathways Web App was developed by the Regional Learner Passport Partnership (RLPP) and supported by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) to make pathways that exist across many colleges and universities easier…

Fraser Mansell – a Gentleman and a scholar by Robert McCahill

I first met Fraser when he joined the College in 2004 as a lecturer.  I immediately warmed to him and we quickly struck up a close working relationship.  It was obvious, even in those early days, that he was extremely knowledgeable of all things Audio Visual. Half American and half Scots, he had the “other…

Edinburgh College Board of Management seeks new members

The Edinburgh College Board of Management is currently seeking to fill two non-executive vacancies. Our Board is looking for individuals with a strong commitment to changing lives and an understanding of the value of education. Successful candidates will be part of a dynamic and influential Board following a period of considerable change and emerging opportunity…

Edinburgh College launches Virtual Professional Training

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations across all sectors have had to be flexible in their approach to client care. That narrative has been no different for Edinburgh College’s Training and Development team which has developed a new suite of Virtual Professional Training to support its business clients.  The team delivers high-quality, bespoke training packages to firms across the UK, supporting them to reskill and upskill their people, ensuring employees have the tools they need to…