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 student trains at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

An Edinburgh College student recently attended a five-day technical theatre training course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. HND Technical Theatre and Production Arts student Laura Laria was awarded a place on the ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) Bronze training course for Theatre Stage Technicians, after winning a competition organised by the…

Star student Niamh up for another award

Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduate Niamh Curran might soon run out of space on her mantelpiece as she goes head to head with other star students for the Young Person of the Year crown at the 2018 SQA Star Awards. Twenty-year-old Niamh has been shortlisted as a finalist in the SQA Star Awards Young…

College hosts pupils from Lothian schools for annual construction competition

Edinburgh College played host to 50 local school pupils as it held the Edinburgh heat of the annual Construction and Built Environment Challenge (CABEC) yesterday. Young people from Castlebrae Community High School, Inveralmond Community High School, Forrester High School, North Berwick High School and Trinity High School descended on the College’s Forthside construction facility to…

Barbering students on the Razor’s Edge for National Portrait Gallery project

Edinburgh College Barbering students will be returning to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Saturday 29 September to  take part in the Razor’s Edge Project. This comes after great feedback from a recent session in which a group of barbering students  gave haircuts on film as part of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s Razor’s Edge Project,…

Siobhan Redmond joins college graduates in the cast of Mark Thomson’s Snowflake at the Pleasance

  Award-winning Scottish theatre, television and film actress Siobhan Redmond joined rehearsals at Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) Theatre to collaborate with students on a new play at the Fringe, Snowflake. Siobhan joined three HND Acting and Performance graduates from Edinburgh College, Mirren Wilson, Harvey Reid and Shyvonne Ahmad, who are also part…