Tony hits top gear at national skills qualifier

An Edinburgh College automotive engineering student has driven himself into contention for a final spot in the UK’s biggest skills competition after winning a qualifier designed to test his light vehicle maintenance skills. Anthony Mailer was awarded first place in the IMI SkillAuto Technology Qualifiers on Monday, beating five students from three other UK colleges…

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…

Success for Marketing at CDN Awards

Edinburgh College was honoured at the College Development Network’s (CDN) annual Marketing Awards, taking home a Gold, two Silvers and a Bronze award. The Marketing team scooped Gold in the Design category for materials it produced for the visual identity for the college’s STEM activities, including the STEM Manifesto document and events and marketing material.…

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,…

Aiming for more gold at CDN Marketing Awards

The college has been nominated for four awards in the College Development Network Marketing Awards 2018, which honour the promotional work taking place in Scotland’s colleges. College projects are up for awards in these categories: Customer Experience category – STEM P7 Inspiration Experience The STEM P7 Inspiration Experience is engaging and inspiring young people about…

STEM Game Changers

Edinburgh College has been shortlisted for an award for its work in inspiring young people to become the next generation of innovators, pioneers and tech entrepreneurs. The college is one of five finalists shortlisted in the Innovating in STEM education/training category at The Herald Global Game Changers Awards. The awards, in their inaugural year, recognise…