Edinburgh College Performing Arts student awarded Sir Ian McKellen Bursary

An Edinburgh College Performing Arts student has been awarded one of five new bursaries offered by multi award-winning actor Sir Ian McKellen, in partnership with Scottish Drama Teaching Network (SDTN). Thirty-nine-year-old HND Dance student Caroline Baird was awarded the bursary after Sir Ian decided to waive all the proceeds generated by his performances at this…

Edinburgh College delivers Mental Health training to Thistle Foundation staff

Staff and volunteers at Edinburgh-based charity Thistle Foundation have received a mental health training boost thanks to a bespoke programme delivered by Edinburgh College through the Flexible Workforce Development Fund. Thistle, which supports disabled people and those living with long-term health conditions or facing challenging life situations, tasked the College with designing a series of…

Edinburgh College bags four nominations at 2019 CDN College Awards

Edinburgh College has received four nominations at this year’s College Development Network (CDN) Awards – Scotland’s largest celebration of college achievements. Two students have been shortlisted in the Student of the Year category in recognition of their incredible achievements during term 2018/19. HND Retail Management student Dean Clark has been named as a finalist following…

New Edinburgh College Magazine launched

As we approach the start of academic year 2019/20 and are finalising preparations for welcoming new students to the College, here’s an opportunity to take a look back at some of the many great things that happened last year in the new Edinburgh College Magazine. The magazine will be published four times each year (with…

Summer School 2019 comes to a close

Edinburgh College has hosted an English Language Summer School for more than 30 years, and this year was no different with 102 students from 16 countries spending their time in the capital with our International team. During the 2019 Summer School, students from Panama, Italy, Spain, Japan, Kazakhstan and other countries from across the world,…

College Principal undertaking review into impact of Scotland’s colleges

Edinburgh College Principal and Chief Executive Audrey Cumberford has been commissioned by Derek Mackay, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work to undertake a review of the economic impact of Scotland’s colleges.  Audrey will co-author the report with Paul Little, Principal and Chief Executive of City of Glasgow College. The review aims to establish…

Registration Events 2019

What are Registration Events? Every year, in August, we invite new students to registration events. This is to make sure you are as prepared as possible for your time at college. Unconditional offer students Registration events are designed for NEW full-time students who have been made an unconditional offer of a course at Edinburgh College.…

Course spotlight

This page offers a few suggested courses that we have handpicked to highlight to you. This may be because they have unique coursework, great flexibility or clear progression for your dream career. See our full list of courses starting in August 2019 here. 15/07/19 Army Career Preparation Course Duration – 18 Weeks This course is…

Introductory courses – the first step to studying

What are introductory courses? Our introductory courses are a great way to begin your studies. These courses are very general, meaning you can progress to a more specialised subject after once you’ve decided if it’s right for you. For example, our Introduction to Engineering course allows you to study mechanical or electrical engineering on completion.…

Picture Perfect! Edinburgh College photography students exhibit images in London

A group of Edinburgh College Photography students have recently showcased their work at the UK’s top graduate art exhibition in London. The BA Professional Photography students’ work was on show in England’s capital city as part of the Free Range Exhibition at the Truman Brewery. A group of Edinburgh College Photography students have recently showcased…