Prize Giving 2018: Anthony O’Neill

Nineteen-year-old Anthony O’Neill first came to college to study Accountancy but something wasn’t quite adding up. After completing his HNC in Accountancy, Anthony decided to swap numbers for scripts and follow his true passion by enrolling on the NC Acting and Theatre Performance course at PASS. Anthony is the recipient of this year’s Karen Gillan Award…

Prize Giving 2018: Zoe designs her way to top prizes

Graphic Design student Zoe Leung is enjoying double success after being selected to design the artwork for a show in this summer’s Fringe Festival and scooping a college award. Twenty-six-year-old Zoe, from Glasgow, competed against fellow students in a design competition to win the opportunity to create the artwork for Propeller, a production by the…

Edinburgh College hosts ballroom extravaganza

Sequins, jazz-hands and twinkle-toed dance steps were on display at Edinburgh College’s Granton Campus as the college hosted its first ever Ballroom Factor. More than 200 people filled the college’s campus to watch 18 members of staff take to the dance floor and compete in the ballroom extravaganza. The event was a collaboration between staff and students from…

Prize Giving 2018: Julia Rey Tapia

Julia Rey is 24 years old and originally comes from Malaga in Spain. Her passion has always been in food and hospitality so Julia came to Edinburgh College to study SVQ Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionery. On Friday, Julia will collect the Neil Forbes Award for Professional Cookery at the college’s annual Prize Giving Ceremony.…

Prize Giving 2018: Morgan Main

Eighteen-year-old Morgan Main from Kirkliston, West Lothian, came to Edinburgh College to become a legal eagle – starting with the NC Legal Services course. Morgan is this year’s winner of the Academic Excellence Business, Finance & Legal Services, picking up her award at the college’s Prize Giving Ceremony held on Friday 8 June. How do…

Prize Giving 2018: Rory Whyte

Rory Whyte is 29 years old and lives in Dundee. Rory decided to come to Edinburgh College as it was the closest college to him that offered the Highers he needs to go to university. After a successful year, Rory was awarded the Student of the Year Travel, Tourism & Modern Languages Award at this…

Prize Giving 2018 gallery

More than 90 students gathered with around 500 family, friends, staff and guests to celebrate their outstanding work over the last year at the college’s annual Prize Giving ceremony last week, Friday 9 June. The event honoured further education students across the whole curriculum for their achievements over the year. Students received awards from the…

Funding – Your 5 Steps to Funding

The funding process can complicated and daunting, due to the large amount of reading involved. We have broken down the funding process into 5 easy steps to hopefully get your head around. Our 5 Steps to Funding are: 1. Check our Funding Tool Our funding tool is a great way of breaking down all the funding…