Costume for Stage and Screen students bring Edwardian style to Festival Theatre

  Exquisite tailoring and elegant Edwardian silhouettes will be taking over Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre as Edinburgh College Costume students display their work in a new exhibition. The exhibition – Edwardian Costume for Performance – will feature garments created by students from the college’s HND Costume for Stage and Screen course and will run at Festival…

Professional Cookery students’ trip to Milan

Professional Cookery students are heading to Milan for a two-day trip taking in a new culinary learning experience, to improve their skills and expand their knowledge. On 7 and 8 June the Level 3 students attend the Food Genius Academy in Milan to learn more about Italian cuisine and how to cook it. The main…

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…

Edinburgh College students help develop major tourist attraction app

More than 100 students from Edinburgh College teamed up with Global Treasure Apps to review a series of interactive digital app trails for major tourist attractions across Scotland. The students gathered at the National Museum Scotland recently to test out the app, and follow the treasure trails they created. Global Treasure Apps connects technology, the…

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…

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,…

Edinburgh College Creative Industries students get tips from the top

Edinburgh College was a hub of creative activity as it welcomed some of the country’s top professionals to its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Creative juices were flowing at the college’s Granton Campus and Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) theatre, where students had an opportunity to get career advice from guest speakers from across…

All eyes on the goal as £465,000 student sport development fund announced at Edinburgh College

Students at Scotland’s colleges and universities will soon have more and even better opportunities to get involved in sport, thanks to a £465,000 investment announced at Edinburgh College. The Scottish Government money will be made available to Scottish Student Sport (SSS) through the Scottish Funding Council. SSS was established in 2011 and works with colleges and…

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…

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…