Kristina – EC Student Stories

Thirty-nine-year-old Kristina has returned to Edinburgh College to pursue her ambition of becoming a nursery manager or running her own childminding service. She tells us about what inspired her new career path, and how she’s embracing studying a full-time course while raising three children and keeping up a part-time job. “I was employed in the…

#ECPrizeGiving – Shannon Fagan

Twenty-three-year-old Shannon Fagan has been inspired to continue on her educational journey and will be coming back to College next year, after winning Student of the Year for Creative Industries at this year’s Prize Giving. We asked Shannon some questions to find out more about what she enjoyed most about coming to College, and her…

#ECPrizeGiving – Zoe Hooper

NC Level 6 Dance student Zoe Hooper has been named the winner of the Academic Excellence Award at this year’s #ECPrizeGiving. Prior to studying Dance at College, twenty-three-year-old Zoe was studying Linguistics but opted for a career change and she hasn’t looked back since. Read more about Zoe’s Edinburgh College experience so far below. “It…

#ECPrizeGiving – Anna Llompart Reus

NC Art and Design: Creative Media student Anna Llompart Reus has been named the winner of the Richard Demarco Award at Prize Giving 2020. We caught up with Anna about her award win and her experience of studying at Edinburgh College. “I am very proud to have received this award and also grateful to be…

#ECPrizeGiving – Ben Eales

Sixteen-year-old Ben Eales from Edinburgh is hoping to go onto have a career in the creative industries after attending Edinburgh College, and is on course to achieving his goals after being awarded the Schools College Partnership (SCP) award for Acting and Performance at this year’s Prize Giving. We spoke to Ben about what’s it’s like…

#ECPrizeGiving – Jenny Duncan

NC Acting and Performance student Jenny Duncan has been named this year’s Karen Gillan Award winner at #ECPrizeGiving. We caught up with eighteen-year-old Jenny about her Edinburgh College experience so far. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies? I chose Edinburgh College to study as I knew PASS was a great place to…

#ECPrizeGiving – Adam Nazaruk

Seventeen-year-old Adam Nazaruk joined Edinburgh College as part of a Schools College Partnership (SCP) course in term 2019/20 and has been named SCP Automotive Student of the Year at #ECPrizeGiving. Adam is joining us full-time for term 2020/21 to continue his journey towards a career in the Automotive industry. He’s answered a quick Q&A about…

#ECPrizeGiving – Sam Young

Twenty-one-year-old Sam Young came to Edinburgh College to engineer a new career path after previously working in Construction. He has now been awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Engineering in recognition of all his hard work in term 2019/20. We caught up with the NC Engineering Systems student to find out more about his College…

#ECPrizeGiving – Carla Hutchinson

Second year Electrical Installation Apprentice Carla Hutchinson has been named our Building Services, Built Environment and Science Student of the Year at Prize Giving 2020. Carla’s lecturer Craig Smith explained why Carla was given this award. “In the opinion of all her lecturers, Carla is well deserving of this award. As part of her Electrical…