Hibernian Football Club photography by Edinburgh College

Two Edinburgh College photography students Suzi Kerr and Jimmy Reid were recently commissioned to shoot the new Hibernian Football Club 2017-18 kit. The shoot took place at the arts and fashion hub The Biscuit Factory, just off Bonnington Road in Edinburgh. Greig Mailer, communications and marketing director for Hibernian Football Club said: “Through the Hibernian…

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…

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…

Students – please stay alert for malicious emails

Following the cyber attacks that started affecting businesses across the world last week, please keep an eye out for suspicious emails. Malicious emails are often disguised as an email from a familiar company such as a bank or from a friend. If you receive anything that even slightly rings an alarm bell, please delete it.…

Glow festival ready to light up the city

Edinburgh College’s Glow festival 2017 is about to illuminate the city with a two-month celebration of students’ creative talents. Almost 1,000 students from the college’s creative industries courses will take over city arts venues for performances and exhibitions, showing the work they have been doing over the last year. ​Glow runs until 16 June, with…

Glow photo exhibition at Creative Exchange

To celebrate the launch of Glow festival​, which runs from 27 April-16 June, there will be an exhibition of Glow images taken by BA Professional Photography students  Susan Williamson & Becca Davidson. The exhibition is at the Creative Exchange ​​(29 Constitution Street, Leith EH6 7BS), until 9 May. Students from all the creative industries departments…

New Board member Jeanette Stevenson

Edinburgh College appoints three new Board members

Edinburgh College’s Board of Management has appointed three new non-executive members to support it to lead the strategic direction of the college. The new members are high-profile figures in Scottish public life and have extensive experience in industry, education, and both public and private sectors. The Board has appointed the three with approval from the…

Jamie is on a QUEST to the top

Edinburgh College Civil Engineering Modern Apprentice Jamie Marsh has been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) with a QUEST Technician Scholarship of £1,500. Jamie is among five students in Scotland who have been awarded the scholarship and was chosen for his commitment to being a good leader team player whilst also being ambitious,…