Gavin snaps up top photography awards

An Edinburgh College HND Photography student is enjoying double success after scooping two industry awards. Gavin Smart was named Scottish Student of the Year 2018 at the Master Photographers Association (MPA) Awards 2018. His winning image ‘Identity’ was inspired by, and features, his close friend and actress, Daisy Grant, and focuses on gender fluidity and…

Double triumph for ECSA at NUS Scotland Awards

Edinburgh College Student Association (ECSA) won two awards at last night’s NUS Scotland awards held in Dunblane. The ECSA team were named the College Students’ Association of the Year for the second year running for their role in shaping education and empowering individuals in the past twelve months. ECSA also had their first ever win…

Bob is steering the way to electric vehicle success

Edinburgh College electric vehicle administrator Bob Murphy has been named as one of the 100 most influential people in the green fleet industry. For the second year running, Bob was named in Green Fleet magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people. The list includes a mix of fleet managers, vehicle manufacturers, government figures, campaigners and…

Edinburgh College photography graduate explores Remains of the Past in new exhibition

An Edinburgh College Photography graduate is showcasing her award-winning historically themed portrait work in a new exhibition from tomorrow (Friday 12 January). Remains of the Past, an exhibition by Leesa Tulloch, features contemporary portraits shot in the style of historical paintings. The free exhibition is on at the Creative Exchange in Edinburgh until Thursday 8…

Edinburgh College design student scoops silver award in national industry competition

An Edinburgh College Graphic Design student has been recognised as one of the breakthrough marketing stars of the year in a national industry competition. HND Visual Communication: Graphic Design student Lena Sakura was presented with the silver Breakthrough Award at the Direct Marketing Association’s (DMA) annual award ceremony. The award showcases the best creative talent…

Skills Scotland Best Stand Award

Best stand at Skills Scotland 2017

On Thursday 9th November, the Edinburgh College team was out in full force at this year’s Skills Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre – Ingliston. Over 2,500 school pupils from across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife came along to the exhibition to discover the fantastic career options open to them after they leave school. This…

Hundreds of students honoured at college Graduation

Around 730 students gathered at the Usher Hall for a day of celebration at Edinburgh College’s annual Graduation ceremony yesterday. Students were joined by more than 3,000 proud family members and friends who watched as their loved ones stepped on to the stage to receive their certificates of achievement. Graduates from across the college’s curriculum…

Graphic Design students pencil in top industry award

Two Edinburgh College Graphic Design students have won one of the most coveted prizes in the design and advertising industries – a special pencil trophy from the D&AD New Blood Awards. Jennifer Grieve and Sarah Lewis joined some of the country’s top young talent to pick up their award after impressing the D&AD judges. Their…

Prizegiving 2017 Gallery

Photobombing babies, a wee bit of Hollywood stardust and, most importantly, the fine achievements of students made for a tremendous celebration at Edinburgh College’s annual Prize Giving ceremony. More than 70 students gathered with 200 family, friends, staff and guests to celebrate their outstanding work over the last year. The college’s Prize Giving – on…