Summer School 2019 comes to a close

Edinburgh College has hosted an English Language Summer School for more than 30 years, and this year was no different with 102 students from 16 countries spending their time in the capital with our International team. During the 2019 Summer School, students from Panama, Italy, Spain, Japan, Kazakhstan and other countries from across the world,…

Picture Perfect! Edinburgh College photography students exhibit images in London

A group of Edinburgh College Photography students have recently showcased their work at the UK’s top graduate art exhibition in London. The BA Professional Photography students’ work was on show in England’s capital city as part of the Free Range Exhibition at the Truman Brewery. A group of Edinburgh College Photography students have recently showcased…

College sparks new future for Karl

Forty-six-year-old Karl Wells decided to come to Edinburgh College to achieve something new and to take the first step to gaining a degree. Karl has already made waves within the College’s Engineering department, having been presented with the Engineering Student of the Year Award at Prize Giving 2019 held at Granton Campus last month. Karl,…

#ECPrizeGiving – Simone Martis

Twenty-three-year-old NC Acting and Theatre Performance student Simone Martis flew across Europe from his home island of Sardinia in Italy to follow his dream of studying acting in Scotland. Simone is the winner of Karen Gillan Creative Industries Student of the Year award, and we caught up with him to find out about his experience…

#ECPrizeGiving – College helps Charlie to brush up in new career

Twenty-five-year-old Charlie Scott decided to come to College to change career. Previously he was a full-time support worker, now he’s a qualified painter and decorator with East Lothian Council. He was named Apprentice of the Year Painting and Decorating at Prize Giving 2019. Read about Charlie’s College experience below. How do you feel about being…

#ECPrizeGiving – Mary Stewart

A local grandmother has been named Edinburgh College Development Trust’s FE Student of the Year for her work in going above and beyond in supporting her fellow students, at the College’s annual student Prize Giving ceremony. Sixty-year-old Preparation for Study in Social Sciences student Mary Stewart from Musselburgh was awarded the Edinburgh College Development Trust…

Pimp my zimmer! Edinburgh College students visit residential home to deliver zimmer makeovers

Access and Continuing Education (ACE) students at Edinburgh College have flexed their creative muscles to wheel out a new project at an East Lothian residential home. Students on the College’s Steps Towards Independence Second Steps course have visited residents at Eskgreen Residential Home in Musselburgh to spruce up their zimmer frames using all manner of…

Faces of Glow – Natasha Ryan

Twenty-year-old HND Graphic Design student Natasha Ryan from Edinburgh can’t wait to showcase her final project at the Fruitmarket Gallery from 6 – 8pm on Wednesday 5 June as part of the end-of-year Engaging Employers and Schools exhibition. “I’m really looking forward to the exhibition, it’s like a celebration of my time at College and…