200 south-east Scotland school pupils complete academies programme

Two hundred school pupils from across Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders are celebrating after completing a pioneering academies programme to boost their education and employment prospects. The students studied at academies in the South East Scotland Academies Partnership (SESAP), which gives them experience of college, university and the workplace while still at school. The…

Graduation 2017 Case Study: Connor Young

Connor is 23 and lives in Pumpherston. He studied HND Popular Music and has progressed onto the BMus Hons Popular Music course at the college. He is the winner of this year’s Martson Citizenship Award. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies? I originally chose to study at Edinburgh College due to the…

Graduation is a family affair

This year’s Edinburgh College Graduation ceremony was a family affair with four members of one family taking to the stage to celebrate their achievements. HND Computer Networking student Sebastian Salmanis joined wife Claudia, sister Amalia and brother-in-law Adrian, as they donned their robes and stepped on stage at the Usher Hall to collect their scrolls.…

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…

Graduation 2017 – What to do on the day

The Graduation buzz is well and truly in the air here at Edinburgh College, with just two days to go until the biggest day of our calendar year – Graduation! We’re looking forward to welcoming students and their guests to the Usher Hall on Thursday 28 September to celebrate their achievements. If you’re coming along,…

Graduation 2017 – What to bring with you on the day

There’s just two weeks to go until everyone’s favourite day of the college year… Graduation. We’re looking forward to celebrating with our Class of 2017, and their loved ones, at the Usher Hall on Thursday 28 September. Graduation is all about commending students’ achievements, while wearing elaborate gowns and crossing our fingers that we don’t…

Graduation 2017 – Register your attendance

Bookings are still open for this year’s Graduation ceremonies being held on Thursday 28 September 2017 at the Usher Hall. All eligible students should have received an email invitation from the college containing their unique booking code and have until midnight on Monday 11 September to register their attendance. If you’ve not received your invitation…