Awards ceremony awaits Edinburgh College Foundation Apprentice

An Edinburgh College Accounting student is hoping to calculate his way to award success as he goes up against fellow students at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018. Nineteen-year-old Junjie Xu, who studied a Financial Services Foundation Apprenticeship at Edinburgh College before progressing onto a HND Accounting course, has been shortlisted for Foundation Apprentice of the…

Choose College

During November, Colleges across Scotland are joining together on a national campaign encouraging you to CHOOSE COLLEGE. The TV advert will be aired on STV for four weeks and is designed to change perceptions of what college is really like. College should be PLAN A, not plan B. College has changed Gone are the days…

Adult Returners at Edinburgh College

Whether you left school a couple of years ago, or your school days are a distant memory, coming to college to study something new isn’t out of the ordinary. In the year 2017/2018, 55% of our students were aged 20+ (Edinburgh College, 2018), showing that college isn’t just for school leavers. With over 700 courses,…

School leavers – why choose college

Here are some stories from our students on why college was the right choice for them. College helps you reach your career goals If you are one of those people who has always known what they wanted to do, then college could be the best place to get the skills and qualifications you need to…

PASS Open Day 2018

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) are having an open day this December 2018. There will be workshops, information on courses, a chance to see the state-of-the-art facilities and a dance performance. Granton campus 19 December 2018 10am – 1pm Come along if you are interested in: Acting Costume Dance Make-Up Artistry Musical Theatre Technical Theatre…

“It means the world to gain recognition from a respected industry body at such an early stage in my career”

An Edinburgh College Professional Photography student has been presented with a prestigious award from one of the UK’s longest standing photographic associations, responsible for developing some of the leading photographers around today. Edinburgh College BA Professional Photography student Gavin Smart was recently named Student of the Year at the Master Photography Awards 2018. Thirty-four year-old…

Female students visit EDF Torness Power Station

Twenty female College students from nine different Science and Engineering classes visited EDF Torness Power Station earlier this week to take part in a Women in Engineering careers event. This inaugural event was created by the College’s Engineering team and EDF to give female students the opportunity to meet positive role models from industry and…