EC Student Stories – Yvannah

Twenty-one-year-old Yvannah tells us about her dream to run her own restaurant one day and how her HND Hospitality Management course is preparing her for a career in the industry. “I moved to Scotland, from the Philippines, when I was 12. When I finished high school in Aberdeen, I considered studying for a career in…

Apprenticeship the right path for Ryan

Ryan Probert is a first year Fire and Security Systems apprentice employed Scottish Security. Ryan spends one day a week in College to consolidate his on-the-job learning. We caught up with him to hear about his experience so far. Find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.

Career in tech industry the aim for Dalkeith teen

An Edinburgh College IT and Software Development Foundation Apprentice hopes to have a career in the tech industry as he works towards completing his apprenticeship. Seventeen-year-old Douglas Greig from Dalkeith in Midlothian is in the second and final year of his Foundation Apprenticeship done in partnership with Microsoft. Dalkeith High School pupil Douglas spends one…

EC Student Stories – Kate

Seventeen-year-old Kate Baird tells us how she’s learning more than just a language through studying Advanced Higher French at College while she’s still at school. “I’m currently a pupil at Balerno High School, as well as an Edinburgh College student. I’ve always known I wanted to continue my studies in French and when I discovered…

Edinburgh College Creative Industries students get tips from industry experts

Edinburgh College’s students gained insight into what it takes to make it in the creative industries as the College hosted some of the country’s top professionals at its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Students from the College’s Creative Industries courses attended the event at its Granton Campus where they had an opportunity to get…

Edinburgh College student trains at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

An Edinburgh College student recently attended a five-day technical theatre training course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. HND Technical Theatre and Production Arts student Laura Laria was awarded a place on the ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) Bronze training course for Theatre Stage Technicians, after winning a competition organised by the…