Prizegiving 2017 Gallery

Photobombing babies, a wee bit of Hollywood stardust and, most importantly, the fine achievements of students made for a tremendous celebration at Edinburgh College’s annual Prize Giving ceremony. More than 70 students gathered with 200 family, friends, staff and guests to celebrate their outstanding work over the last year. The college’s Prize Giving – on…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Jordan Charters

Jordan Charters is 21 and lives in Dolphinton. He studies SCQF Level 6: Painting and Decorating. Jordan is one of the award winners receiving his accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here he tells us about his time at Edinburgh College. 1. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies?…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Leigh Anderson

Leigh Anderson is 25 years old. She lives in Edinburgh and is currently studying for her VTCT Level 2 in Beauty Therapy. Leigh is one of the award winners receiving her accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here she tells us about her time at Edinburgh College. 1. What made you choose…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Tibor Ovari

Tibor Ovari is 25 years old. He lives in Edinburgh but is originally from Hungary. He studies MI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Tibor is one of the award winners receiving his accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here he tells us about his time at Edinburgh College.…

Childhood Practice Open Day

Childhood Practice Open Day

With the childcare industry expected to grow by 4% over the next 4 years, now is a great time to start your career. Our open day is a great opportunity to find out more about what you can do at the college. Get advice on what course is best for you Talk to course lecturers…

Start a career in Counselling

Start a career in Counselling

Have you ever considered a career in Counselling? Well, lucky for you, we have a range of courses available, which cater for a variety of levels and with flexible study options. Read on to find out more about the courses we have and see if they’re the right fit for you. Counselling Introduction (SCQF Level…

Course Information Day

Our Course Info Day is coming up quick! Here’s everything you need to know about the event. Why should you go? Your exams are done, and you maybe have an inkling about what you might expect to see on your certificate when the post is delivered on August 8th. Perhaps you think you might not…

The musicians guide to submitting your application

At Edinburgh College we offer both classical and popular music courses, allowing you to focus on solo and group performance skills, music theory, aural skills, technology, project work, research and composition. You will benefit from industry-standard facilities where you can practice, perform and record, including sound studios, rehearsal spaces and two auditoriums. What else do…

Problem with emails to applicants

Message for anyone who has applied to a course at Edinburgh College: We’re having problems with our email system, meaning you might not be receiving emails we’re trying to send about your application. The emails include invitations to interviews and offers of places on courses, so it’s important you get these messages. We’re doing everything…

Poppy Proud by Gary Lee - Gold winner in BIPP Scottish Region Awards

Star college photography students win big at national awards

Edinburgh College students snapped up 11 prizes at the British Institution of Professional Photography Scottish Region Awards, continuing a purple patch in the competition over the last few years. The Photography students’ haul included three gold first-place prizes. This is the eighth year in a row that Edinburgh College photography students have returned from the…

Construction team showcases traditional building skills

Apprentices and lecturers from our construction team have been showcasing their traditional building skills to school children and members of the public as part of the Scottish Traditional Building Forum (STBF). Hosted by Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) and running across 22-23 May at St Andrew Square, the event includes demonstrations by local apprentices and mini-masterclasses by the college team. The…

Can I study distance learning away from college

One of the great things about technology is the breaking of boundaries in education. People can now learn at college without having to step foot in the building. They are able to study and learn in the comfort of their own home, in the coffee shop round the corner, or in their hometown miles away…