Annie is Edinburgh College’s John Byrne Award Ambassador

An Edinburgh College student is looking forward to combining her studies with dedicating her time to being a champion for The John Byrne Award. HND Contemporary Art Practice student Annie Donaldson was successful in applying to become Edinburgh College’s John Byrne Award Ambassador. The Award publicly recognises creative pieces of work that prompt thought, discussion…

Clean sweep for Edinburgh College creatives

  An Edinburgh College student beat off competition from her classmates to win a breakthrough award at a ceremony in London highlighting young creative talent. With all three finalists studying at Edinburgh College, HND Graphic Design student Joy Mooney won this year’s DMA Breakthourgh Award, which is backed by the Graeme Robertson Trust and designed…

Edinburgh College Development Trust awards first STEM scholarship

An Edinburgh College HND Electrical Engineering student has been awarded a new scholarship which will see him working alongside College staff to inspire thousands of pupils to consider STEM careers. Ladislav Horvath, has been named the first ever David Doig Foundation STEM scholar following a successful interview. He will now help deliver the College’s STEM…

5 things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas

Edinburgh is known for being a city with lots of different events and something is always going on. Christmas time is no exception. During Christmas, Edinburgh gets beautifully lit up with Christmas lights and there are a lot of events happening in the city. Here is a list of the 5 must-do activities in Edinburgh…

New student store opens at Sighthill Campus

A team of Edinburgh College Retail Management students have embarked on their first experience of running their own shop after launching ‘Bizarre-Bazaar’ at Sighthill Campus. Dean Clark, and his peers from courses including HND Retail Management and NC Retail and School-College Partnership and Retail Assistant Students, have created the new shop space in a bid…

ESOL Home Tutoring

What is the ESOL Home Tutor Training Course? This is a great opportunity to gain some teaching experience providing access to English Language learning for adults (including refugees) across Edinburgh and the Lothians. The programme consists of three elements: Introductory Training Volunteer Tutors must attend a five day introductory course – over a period of…

Graphic Design students dreaming of further award success

An Edinburgh College pair will go head to head with finalists at an awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of outstanding young people across Scotland. Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduates Niamh Curran and Holly McNie have been shortlisted in the Enhancing Education category at the YoungScot Awards 2018 for their Daydream Believers project. Throughout their…

Edinburgh College students challenged to come up with creative ideas

A group of Edinburgh College students were recently challenged to come up with creative ideas to change space in a local secondary school at a national architecture conference in Edinburgh.  Architecture and Design Scotland tasked a group of NC Architecture and Interior Design students with developing creative proposals for changing space in Tynecastle High School, as…