Become a Fairtrade Student Auditor

Edinburgh College is looking for three students to become Fairtrade Auditors to play a key role in assessing the college’s work towards the Fairtrade Award. The award, which is run by the Fairtrade Foundation and National Union of Students (NUS), requires colleges to improve their promotion of, and engagement with, Fairtrade products and the Fairtrade…

Get involved with our new Website

In 2018 we will be gathering information to revamp our website and your online experience. We are looking to improve many aspects of the website like navigation, content, and functions to enhance the way you can search for courses and college information. To build the perfect website for students and our communities, WE NEED YOUR HELP! We…

Cabaret Diversity at eh15

An event to celebrate diversity and the Year of Young People (YOYP 2018) will be held at eh15 Restaurant at Milton Road tomorrow evening (Tuesday 27 March). ‘Cabaret Diversity’ will see students from our Schools Academy events course collaborate with our Performing Arts and Music students to deliver an evening of performances to celebrate and…

Edinburgh College says ‘tchau’ to Brazilian students

A group of Brazilian students who have been studying with Edinburgh College are leaving Scotland with improved English language skills and a real knowledge of the country’s tourism and hospitality industry. Ten students arrived from South America in January to learn about the vigorous and fast-paced nature of the Hospitality and Tourism sector at the…

Edinburgh College students help develop major tourist attraction app

More than 100 students from Edinburgh College teamed up with Global Treasure Apps to review a series of interactive digital app trails for major tourist attractions across Scotland. The students gathered at the National Museum Scotland recently to test out the app, and follow the treasure trails they created. Global Treasure Apps connects technology, the…

Azerbaijan teachers benefit from college training course

A group of 32 teachers from Azerbaijan have returned to their classrooms equipped with improved English teaching skills thanks to a course provided by Edinburgh College’s International and college-based English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teams. The primary and secondary English teachers, the first group to visit the college from Azerbaijan, completed the one-week intensive…

Associates sought to assist in the delivery of college training programmes

Edinburgh College is seeking Associate Trainers to deliver training programmes on the college’s behalf. The training will be designed to meet specific requirements, based upon a range of expertise held across college faculties. Bidders must evidence that they have proven capability to provide this service. This opportunity is available only through Public Contracts Scotland. For…

Open event for NC ESOL for Employability Level 5

An open day event is taking place this week for those who speak English as a second language and are considering improving their language skills for work or further training. The NC ESOL for Employability Level 5 open day will run from 11am on Wednesday (21 March) at the college’s Sighthill Campus and will give…

Double triumph for ECSA at NUS Scotland Awards

Edinburgh College Student Association (ECSA) won two awards at last night’s NUS Scotland awards held in Dunblane. The ECSA team were named the College Students’ Association of the Year for the second year running for their role in shaping education and empowering individuals in the past twelve months. ECSA also had their first ever win…

Success for Marketing at CDN Awards

Edinburgh College was honoured at the College Development Network’s (CDN) annual Marketing Awards, taking home a Gold, two Silvers and a Bronze award. The Marketing team scooped Gold in the Design category for materials it produced for the visual identity for the college’s STEM activities, including the STEM Manifesto document and events and marketing material.…

Professional Marketing students commended by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

The performance of students working towards a Diploma in Professional Marketing has been commended by the industry’s leading professional body. The awarding body at The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), 2200 Strategic Marketing, has commended Edinburgh College for the excellent standard of results achieved for assessments submitted in December 2017 as part of the Strategic…