Black History Month at PASS

  Acting and Performance students were treated to a special African Connections workshop to celebrate Black History month at Edinburgh College. The PASS Theatre was alive with the vibrant sounds of South African artist Morgan Njobo and his After Freedom Productions Company as students were taken through some of the regular routines from their performances…

She shoots, she scores! Edinburgh College Sport and Fitness lecturer lands top national team coaching role

Edinburgh College Sport and Fitness lecturer Pauline MacDonald has been appointed Girls’/Women’s Youth Performance Pathway Manager and U-17s head coach of the Scotland women’s international football team. A former Scotland international herself, capped 66 times for her country, she becomes the third full-time female coach working for the Scottish women’s international teams, along with Shelley…

Edinburgh College works with partners on new plan for East Lothian

Edinburgh College and fellow members of the East Lothian Partnership have launched a new plan to improve the lives of people in East Lothian. The Partnership, of which college Principal Annette Bruton is vice chair, has developed the East Lothian Plan, a ten year strategy, which aims to deliver an East Lothian that is increasingly…

Commemorating five years of Edinburgh College

Commemorating five years of Edinburgh College Edinburgh College has just celebrated its fifth birthday, after half a decade providing Edinburgh and the Lothians with education at all levels. Principal Annette Bruton joined students from across the college to commemorate five years since the merger of Stevenson, Telford and Jewel and Esk colleges to form Edinburgh…

Graduation 2017 Case Study: Louise Brown

Louise Brown is 34 and lives in Edinburgh. She studied HNC Professional Cookery and is the winner of the Merchant Company of Edinburgh Enterprise Award. Louise has been recognised for her perfectionism, incredible talent and her desire to never settle for second best. Whilst studying Louise took on many projects outside the college and has…

Graduation 2017 Case Study: Sarah Horsburgh

Sarah Horsburgh is 31 and lives in East Lothian. She studied HND Fitness, Health and Exercise and has now progressed on to a Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing degree at Queen Margaret University. Sarah won the Principal’s Award for Academic Excellence in Health, Wellbeing and Social Science for her commitment to her work, while raising…

Graduation 2017 Case Study: Liliana Lopez Dhal

Spanish-born Liliana is 35 and moved to Scotland in 2012. In 2014 she studied Level 6 Tourism with English at the college and progressed on to the HND Travel and Tourism course. She was awarded the Principal’s Award for Academic Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality for being an inspiration to her fellow students. What made…

Edinburgh College turns Five! What was happening in October 2012?

Edinburgh College has turned five! Where did the time go? This week marks five years since Stevenson, Telford and Jewel and Esk colleges merged to become Edinburgh College. It’s only natural that at this kind of milestone we reflect on what’s happened over the college’s lifetime, and how the world has changed. It’s only five…

Graduation 2017 Case Study: Garry Dear

Thirty-seven-year-old Garry lives in Edinburgh. In 2013 he completed the NHS NC Health and Social Care course at the college which led to a clinical support worker role at NHS Lothian. His colleagues supported him to apply to study HNC Care and Administrative Practice and he is the winner of this year’s NHS Lothian Achievement…