Alizah showcases design skills to international audience

An Edinburgh College HND Civil Engineering student is jetting off to Singapore to showcase a design project she has worked on since she was at school. Nineteen-year-old Alizah Mughal, was part of the Drummond Community High School team which won the first ever Future Infrastructure Challenge: Design Engineer Construct (DEC) Hyperloop hosted by Bentley Systems…

Hundreds of students honoured at college Graduation

More than 800 students gathered at the McEwan Hall for a day of celebration at Edinburgh College’s annual Graduation ceremony on Friday (27 September). Students were joined by around 3600 proud family members and friends who watched as their loved ones crossed the McEwan Hall stage to receive their certificates of achievement. Graduates from across…

Applications open for Edinburgh College STEM Mentor scheme

The College’s Engineering faculty is looking to recruit four STEM Mentors from current HNC and HND Engineering student groups. The STEM mentors will work alongside staff to support STEM engagement activities including P7 Inspiration days and, eventually, visit schools across Edinburgh and the Lothians to promote Edinburgh College and STEM activities. Full support will be…

Edinburgh College student to exhibit work at prestigious event in London

An Edinburgh College photography student has been chosen to exhibit her work at a prestigious annual event in London celebrating upcoming talent from the worlds of art, music and photography. Twenty-four-year-old BA Professional Photography student Diana Sosnowska will exhibit her images at the second annual Unsigned event organised by global advertising agency Bartle, Bogle and…

Edinburgh College delivers Mental Health training to Thistle Foundation staff

Staff and volunteers at Edinburgh-based charity Thistle Foundation have received a mental health training boost thanks to a bespoke programme delivered by Edinburgh College through the Flexible Workforce Development Fund. Thistle, which supports disabled people and those living with long-term health conditions or facing challenging life situations, tasked the College with designing a series of…

Edinburgh College bags four nominations at 2019 CDN College Awards

Edinburgh College has received four nominations at this year’s College Development Network (CDN) Awards – Scotland’s largest celebration of college achievements. Two students have been shortlisted in the Student of the Year category in recognition of their incredible achievements during term 2018/19. HND Retail Management student Dean Clark has been named as a finalist following…

New Edinburgh College Magazine launched

As we approach the start of academic year 2019/20 and are finalising preparations for welcoming new students to the College, here’s an opportunity to take a look back at some of the many great things that happened last year in the new Edinburgh College Magazine. The magazine will be published four times each year (with…