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About us

Welcome to Edinburgh College. We are Scotland's Capital College and we provide high-quality education and training to people and businesses across the region and beyond. We welcome students from over 139 countries worldwide, who choose from over 700 courses across 17 different subject areas with full-time, part-time, evening and distance-learning options available from access to degree level.

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Edinburgh College History

Edinburgh College was formed on 1 October 2012 as part of the merger of Edinburgh's Jewel and Esk, Telford, and Stevenson colleges.

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Inviting the college to your event

Various teams in the College regularly visit local schools and community venues to give information on the courses we provide and the opportunities available to them at Edinburgh College.