Make-up Artistry students bring the weird and wonderful to PASS Theatre

Superheroes, werewolves, demons and witches took over Edinburgh College’s PASS Theatre this week as the college’s Make-up Artistry students showcased their cosmetic talents. More than 30 students used their special effects and beauty make-up skills to bring the mythical creatures to life as part of Edinburgh College’s annual Ministry of Make-up showcase. The HND students…

Edinburgh College is a National Numeracy Day Champion

The college is proud to be a National Numeracy Day Champion and we’re supporting the initiative so everyone understands the importance of good numeracy in everyday life. We know that many people don’t think they’re good at maths or feel daunted by it, but did you realise it’s in so many things you do each day?…

Faces of Glow – Evelina Matuseviciute

  Twenty-five-year old HND Make-up Artistry student Evelina Matuseviciute will be showcasing her talents in Glow’s Ministry of Make-up, the end-of-year show for Edinburgh College’s Make-up Artistry students. The show will bring the magic of the circus to the college’s PASS Theatre with an array of Big Top inspired make-up looks. “As part of the…

Course Information Day in June

Want to apply for a course but need some advice? Edinburgh College is holding a Course Information Day in June to give you all the information and advice you need to apply for a course starting in August 2018. Full-time courses – places still available Part-time courses Advanced Higher/Higher/National 5 courses* Tuesday 12 June 2018…

What can you do with a spare 8 hours?

With the launch of our part-time courses this week, we thought we would compare the time it takes to come to college each week to other things you could do instead. What do you think is a better use of your time? Watch 114.2 YouTube videos According to Mini Matters, the average YouTube video is…

Granton Community Day – 12 May 2018

Mountains of handmade chocolate, energetic music performances and countless palettes of face paint helped the college celebrate its first Granton Community Day on Saturday. Granton Campus hosted the celebration of the local area and its people, giving them a chance to find out more about what we can offer the local area. Students, staff and…

Deputy first minister visits Edinburgh College to launch 15-24 Learner Journey Review

Scotland’s deputy first minister John Swinney visited Edinburgh College today to launch a report aimed at providing young people with improved support during their journey through education. Mr Swinney was joined by the minister for further education, higher education and science, Shirley-Anne Somerville, and the minister for employability and training, Jamie Hepburn, at the college’s…

Top 5 reasons to disclose your additional support need

So you have accepted your place at college and are eagerly awaiting to start your course in August. However, if you have a disability or additional support need it is best for you to let us know before the start of term. That involves chatting to us over the summer, and here are our top…

ESOL Summer Drop-in Sessions

ESOL Summer Drop-In Sessions

If you have applied for an ESOL course starting in August 2018, then come along to a Summer Drop-In Session. At the session you can: Sort out your course fees Sort out your course funding Get all your questions answered before starting your course The sessions run on the following dates: Tuesday 3 July Wednesday…

Faces of Glow – Jill McKirdy

HND Acting and Performance student Jill McKirdy will be performing The Riots, written by Gillian Slovo, as part of this year’s Glow festival. Jill will join her fellow students in the verbatim and political performance which builds a real-time picture of the London riots of summer 2011. She told us about her about her experience…

Calling for Superhero Childcare Workers!

Beyoncé is ruling Coachella, Kendrick Lamar just won a Pulitzer prize and Cardi B is breaking Guinness World Records all over the place.  If you’re like me, you might look at these celebrities and think of these people as superhuman.  Professional, efficient, driven, inspiring, talented. What if I was to say that childcare professionals could be…