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…

Faces of Glow – Georgia Smith

Twenty-year-old HND Acting and Performance student Georgia Smith is one of the faces of this year’s PASS Out cast. Georgia will be joining her classmates to give two devised performances based on the theme of ‘revolting’ at the Traverse Theatre as part of Glow festival 2018. “My involvement in Glow festival is as part of…

Faces of Glow – Evelina Matuseviciute

  Twenty-five-year old HND Make-up Artistry student Evelina Matuseviciute will be showcasing her talents in Glow’s Ministry of Make-up, the end-of-year show for Edinburgh College’s Make-up Artistry students. The show will bring the magic of the circus to the college’s PASS Theatre with an array of Big Top inspired make-up looks. “As part of the…

Faces of Glow – Jill McKirdy

HND Acting and Performance student Jill McKirdy will be performing The Riots, written by Gillian Slovo, as part of this year’s Glow festival. Jill will join her fellow students in the verbatim and political performance which builds a real-time picture of the London riots of summer 2011. She told us about her about her experience…

Work placement leads to year of success for Edinburgh College built environment student

The Edinburgh College built environment student is celebrating her first-year anniversary of working with planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore, after initially joining the company for just a five-day work-placement. Anita Bielatowicz, aged 26, first joined the Edinburgh office of Barton Willmore for a week’s work experience in February 2017 as part of the company’s…

Textile students get creative with Scottish icons

Edinburgh College’s HND Textile students have joined forces with Edinburgh-based bespoke tailor Stewart Christie & Co to give some of Scotland’s greatest cultural icons of the past 700 years a fashion makeover. The students showcased their work at an event to celebrate the strength and depth of the country’s creative and textile sector. Creative Legends,…

Illustration students drawn to Kelpies book prize

Five Edinburgh College students have drawn their way onto the shortlist for city publisher Floris Books’ fifth annual Kelpies Illustration Prize. The students are among 10 finalists for the children’s book illustration award and hope to follow fellow Edinburgh College Illustration student Aimee Ferrier, who won last year. To commemorate the centenary of the First World War armistice,…

Visitor video illuminates Paxton House’s history thanks to Edinburgh College students

Edinburgh College film students are helping the Borders’ Paxton House give visitors fresh insight into the richly historic mansion through a new guided tour video. The students created a video for Paxton House to introduce visitors to the popular tourist destination near Berwick-upon-Tweed when they take the guided tour. The video includes interviews with its…

Rugby ace tackles questions from Edinburgh College Media students

Scottish rugby’s record points scorer was grilled under the spotlight in a mock press conference by Edinburgh College students. Retired rugby ace Chris Paterson visited the college’s Audio Visual Technology and Creative Industries: Television students, who scrummed down to get the scoop on his life and career. Winning mentality, recovering from injury and mistaken identity…

Edinburgh College students and graduates bring Elizabethan theatre costume to Stirling

Edinburgh College Costume students have delved into a Shakespearean world of farthingales and ruffs to launch an exhibition of Elizabethan inspired stage costumes. Elizabethan Costumes for Theatre Performance, an exhibition by Edinburgh College Theatre Costume students, arrived at the Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling this week. The exhibition features 13 historically themed costumes, inclusive of undergarments and…