Edinburgh College signs partnership agreement with The Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust

Edinburgh College has signed a new partnership agreement with The Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust aimed at enhancing students’ learning opportunities and further promoting Prestonpans Battlefield as a cultural heritage asset. The three-year partnership, initiated as part of the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans, will see the College’s Computing students taking on…

Three nominations for Edinburgh College at TES FE Awards

Edinburgh College has received three nominations at the UK’s largest national Further Education awards. The College has been named a finalist in three categories at this years’ TES Further Education (FE) Awards – an event which celebrates the successes of colleges and further education providers from across the whole of the UK. Helena Good, a…

Awards recognition for Edinburgh College Design duo

A pair of Edinburgh College design students have scooped national industry awards at a ceremony held in London. HND Graphic Design students Ida Bukantyte and Marta Winogrodzka won silver and bronze for the Breakthrough Award category at the 2019 Data and Marketing Association (DMA) Awards. Each year university and college students, interns and non-professionals battle…

Edinburgh College launches Early Years programme in China

Edinburgh College has launched a new programme in China which will see the College play a key role in the teaching of Early Years education in one of the country’s major cities. This month marked the start of the College’s new three-year English Language and Early Years Education Programme in China, developed in partnership with…

Edinburgh College students show ‘X’ marks the spot

Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) and students from across the College have supported the City of Edinburgh Council to encourage all eligible students to make sure they’re registered to vote in the forthcoming UK General Election. With just over two weeks until the country goes to the polls, our students have shared why they think…

Two awards for Edinburgh College at CDN Awards 2019

Edinburgh College scooped two honours at the sector’s major awards ceremony last night – celebrating the talent of both its students and staff. Dean Clark, a 32-year-old HND Retail Management student, was named Student of the Year at the College Development Network (CDN) College Awards for the positive impact he had on others while establishing…

Good luck to our WorldSkills UK Live competitors

One Edinburgh College student and one alumnus will take centre stage this week as they head to the UK’s biggest skills competition being held in Birmingham. Roof Tiling and Slating adult apprentice Scott Allan and former Cyber Security student Fergus Firth are competing at WorldSkills UK Live at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on Thursday…

Prestigious honour for retail student Dean

A former Edinburgh College student has been presented with a prestigious award by Scotland’s Deputy First Minister after setting up the College’s first-ever student-led shop. HND Retail Management alumnus Dean Clark, 32, was presented with the Pride O’ Worth Award by John Swinney MSP at the annual SQA Star Awards held in Glasgow on Friday.…