College welcomes new Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science for first ministerial visit

Staff and students from Edinburgh College welcomed Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science Richard Lochhead MSP to the College’s Midlothian Campus for his first ministerial visit since being appointed to the role. The Minister was given a tour of the campus by Principal Audrey Cumberford and spent time with the College’s Engineering and…

Student Green Fund

  Got a Green Idea? Have you got an idea that would improve the college’s environment? Could it give you, and others the opportunity to develop new skills, or to apply skills you already have? Apply to the Student Green Fund and transform your ideas into reality. £500 grants are available for student projects. How…

It’s a hat-trick! Edinburgh College is a triple finalist at the 2018 CDN Awards

Edinburgh College has been shortlisted as a finalist not once, not twice, but three times at Scotland’s largest celebration of college achievements. The college has been nominated in the Employer Connections and Sustainability categories at the College Development Network (CDN) Awards. In addition, HNC Legal Services student Sarah Cameron has been shortlisted for the Student…

Audrey Cumberford begins her role as Edinburgh College Principal

Audrey Cumberford has started her new role as Principal of Edinburgh College as of today, Monday 3 September. Audrey joins the college from West College Scotland, where she was Principal since 2012. Before that, she was Principal of Reid Kerr College, one of the colleges that merged to become West College Scotland. Audrey succeeds Annette…

Induction Checklist

It’s not long until you start your course, so here are our 6 tips to make sure you are all prepared before your first day. We’ve organised them so you can tick each one off and have a clear conscience to know that you are all prepared for your new college journey! 1. Make sure you pay…

Sighthill campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Sighthill campus! Along the tram track in the West of Edinburgh, Sighthill campus is home to the Music Box for budding musicians and sound producers and our Centre for Sport and Exercise. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re…

Granton campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Granton campus! Home to one of the biggest departments for Art & Design in Scotland, with our very own theatre and mock aircraft. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re looking for. I have additional support needs –…

Midlothian campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Midlothian campus! Tucked away South of Edinburgh in Dalkeith, Midlothian campus is home to our solar meadow and oil production platform simulator. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re looking for. I have additional support needs – who…

Milton Road campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Milton Road campus! This is the building which supposedly looks like a ship (if you squint enough you can just about see it…) and is home to our health and fitness building, the Club. Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t…

Travelling to college – How to get to your campus

How you get to college is an important part of your day – and the method you use can have a big impact on your finances, your health, and your environmental footprint. Here are some useful tips on the best ways to get to college. Walk, cycle or use public transport The best method will…

Edinburgh College students snap up prizes at national photography awards

Edinburgh College Photography students have captured the imagination of the judges at the country’s top competition for young photographers, winning eight awards at the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) National Student Awards. BA student Gabriella Pieniazek was named Student Photographer of the Year for 2018 for her collection entitled ‘The Hollow Men’, while Audrey…

Exam results – contact the college

Following your exam results, if you need to contact the college then here are the contact details you will need.   Got a question about your course or want to change your course application? Come along to the course clearing event. Find out about it on the website. Read our guide on how to change your application on…

Exam results – how to change your application

If you have your exam results and now you need to change your course, here is what you need to do. Not met your conditions? Don’t panic! Our student records team are reviewing all applications and will contact you shortly to discuss alternative course options. You can email cams@edinburghcollege.ac.uk if you want to discuss changing…

What is college? The difference between school and college.

Here is the lowdown on the difference between school and college and what to expect when you start Edinburgh College this year. Aside from work wear, you can wear what you want No more school uniform that makes you hot in summer and cold in winter. You can wear whatever you want to when you…