Jack looking to orchestrate a future in the music industry following College

A student from West Lothian is preparing for a career in the music industry after attending Edinburgh College for the past three years, and graduating with a BMus (Hons) in Music. Twenty-one-year-old Jack Mackenzie from Livingston attended College to get the experience and qualifications needed to help him pursue a career in media composition –…

Edinburgh College student to exhibit work at prestigious event in London

An Edinburgh College photography student has been chosen to exhibit her work at a prestigious annual event in London celebrating upcoming talent from the worlds of art, music and photography. Twenty-four-year-old BA Professional Photography student Diana Sosnowska will exhibit her images at the second annual Unsigned event organised by global advertising agency Bartle, Bogle and…

Summer School 2019 comes to a close

Edinburgh College has hosted an English Language Summer School for more than 30 years, and this year was no different with 102 students from 16 countries spending their time in the capital with our International team. During the 2019 Summer School, students from Panama, Italy, Spain, Japan, Kazakhstan and other countries from across the world,…

#ECPrizeGiving – Mary Stewart

A local grandmother has been named Edinburgh College Development Trust’s FE Student of the Year for her work in going above and beyond in supporting her fellow students, at the College’s annual student Prize Giving ceremony. Sixty-year-old Preparation for Study in Social Sciences student Mary Stewart from Musselburgh was awarded the Edinburgh College Development Trust…

Faces of Glow – Natasha Ryan

Twenty-year-old HND Graphic Design student Natasha Ryan from Edinburgh can’t wait to showcase her final project at the Fruitmarket Gallery from 6 – 8pm on Wednesday 5 June as part of the end-of-year Engaging Employers and Schools exhibition. “I’m really looking forward to the exhibition, it’s like a celebration of my time at College and…

Here we GLOW… Edinburgh College creative students launch annual festival

Edinburgh College’s creative students are ready to take over the city with a number of unique performances and exhibitions taking place at venues across the capital as part of the annual Glow Festival. The students kicked off Glow with preview performances at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery last night. Glow, the culmination of a year’s…

Edinburgh College receives validation from GTCS

Edinburgh College has received validation from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) in recognition of the College’s policy and guidance for staff professional learning and development. The College’s Enhance programme was developed in December 2016 and is designed to support lecturers and College staff engage in career-long professional learning and development across their career.…

Edinburgh College students win Scottish Parliament film competition

A pair of Edinburgh College Broadcast Media students have won a national one-minute film competition organised by the Scottish Parliament to celebrate 20 years of devolution. As part of the competition, which was open to students and modern apprentices across Scotland, HND Television students Lewis Gillespie and Robbie Crawford were tasked with coming up with…

Edinburgh College students learn historic printing technique

A group of Edinburgh College photography students went back in time recently, after completing a workshop exploring a 19th century photographic printing technique. HND and BA Professional Photography students took part in a workshop led by the College’s Artist in Residence for Photography, Katarzyna Soltan, which looked at the technique of Cyanotype printing. Students learned…