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College Life

We're proud to welcome students from all over the world and are dedicated to ensuring your time at Edinburgh College is both educational and enjoyable.

As Scotland's Capital College, whichever campus you are based at, you will find Edinburgh College is a vibrant, friendly, welcoming place with excellent resources, facilities and opportunities for students.

All our staff are committed to helping you progress, be it to further study or employment and are here to offer advice and support before, during and after your time with us.

Choosing to return to or continue your education is a big decision and it is more than just the choice of course you will have to consider.

On this page you will find information about what it's like to be a student in Edinburgh and can read some our EC Student Stories to hear about our student's experiences.

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Living in Edinburgh

The city’s population is one of the most educated in the UK, with over 80,000 people in higher or further education (Invest Edinburgh).

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Frequently asked questions

Your questions answered about college life, applications and how we can help.

College Life FAQs