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…

Prize Giving 2018: Competitive edge helps Sophie win award

A Hospitality and Catering student has shown she definitely has the competitive edge after picking up an award at Edinburgh College’s annual Prize Giving Ceremony, just days after participating in two national competitions. Sophie Taylor, who has just completed the City and Guilds Level 2 Hospitality and Catering, has been awarded the Academic Excellence Award…

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…

Faces of Glow – Rebecca Thomson

Nineteen-year-old HND Acting and Performance student Rebecca Thomson will be performing alongside her classmates in the production of The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning by Tim Price, a fictionalisation of the true story of American soldier Bradley Manning. “Being involved in the performance of this piece has been incredible. I’ve really enjoyed learning about the life…