#ECPrizeGiving – Katie Boston

Twenty-two-year-old Katie Boston decided that coming to Edinburgh College would help her to broaden her horizons and set on her on a path to opening a new business. After one year of studying City and Guilds Level 2 Professional Cookery, Katie has done just that, and more than that, she’s been given the James Thomson…

#ECPrizeGiving Maisoon Shabaan

Mum-of-three Maisoon Shabaan moved to Scotland as a refugee from Syria three years ago and has become a part of the Edinburgh College family since.  Maisoon started learning English language skills and has since progressed on to NC Bakery, leading her to win the Douglas Tully Memorial Award at this year’s Prize Giving. Maisoon spoke…

Peter – EC Student Stories

Peter is gaining international work experience as well as personal growth Twenty-one-year-old Peter, originally from New York, moved to Scotland eight years ago. He told us how studying HND Hospitality Management has shown him a path to new opportunities. “Before coming to College, I worked at Five Guys where I would work for 10 or…

Shannon and Sophie do Scotland proud

Two Edinburgh College Professional Cookery and Hospitality students can now say they’re among the world’s best student chefs after an amazing performance at a global culinary competition. HNC Hospitality students eighteen-year-old Shannon McNeil and twenty-one-year-old Sophie Taylor won two gold, three silver, and two bronze medals at the Nations Cup held at the prestigious Secchia…

Students out to show they’re the cream of the crop at national cookery and hospitality festival

A group of Edinburgh College Professional Cookery and Hospitality students are headed to Glasgow tomorrow to compete at Scotland’s largest food, drink, hospitality and tourism showcase. Twenty-nine students are going to the city’s Scottish Exhibition Centre to compete in various categories at ScotHot tomorrow and Thursday. Level 2 City and Guilds Professional Cookery and Food…