#LoveScotlandsColleges – New campaign launched to celebrate the work of Scotland’s colleges

Edinburgh College is supporting the first ever Love Scotland’s Colleges national campaign to highlight the importance, strength, scale and impact of Scotland’s colleges. The week-long campaign, which kicks off on St Andrew’s day, Monday 30 November, will showcase and celebrate the outstanding work of colleges the length and breadth of Scotland. Brainchild of the College…

College helps Shaheeda aim for a Music career

Twenty-five-year-old Music student Shaheeda Sinckler is looking to follow her dreams and make it big in the music industry after she finishes College. In October, Shaheeda – who studied NC Sound Production at Edinburgh College last year, before progressing onto the HND level course this year – became the youngest ever person to win Scottish…

Edinburgh College helps Raytheon UK staff build on their management skills

Two employees at Fife-based technology and innovation company Raytheon UK had the opportunity to move into promoted roles after building on their leadership and management skills thanks to training delivered by Edinburgh College. Beth Anderson and Nikki Wiggin completed a two-year bespoke ILM Management Certificate programme delivered by lecturing staff at the College. Beth who…

Edinburgh College launches new Gender-Based Violence policy

Edinburgh College has launched a new policy which aims to support students who have experienced gender-based violence and keep them safe. The policy has been launched as part of the 16 Days of Action Against Gender-Based Violence campaign which runs from Wednesday 25 November to the Thursday 10 December. The new policy outlines the College’s…

ECSA and Edinburgh College join the Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

  Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) and Edinburgh College have completed the sign-up process to the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower scheme. Due to new challenges COVID-19 has brought when accessing services, and following student queries and feedback from students on the ECSA Virtual Campus, ECSA and the College has joined the scheme. The sunflower lanyard or identification…

Colleges recommend further action to deal with impact of Coronavirus

A collaboration between colleges in east central Scotland has published their proposals on how best to deliver skills and opportunities in Scotland to support the economic recovery. The East Central Scotland Colleges Collaboration, consisting of Edinburgh College, Fife College, Forth Valley College and West Lothian College, worked to produce a comprehensive skills programme designed to…