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…

Edinburgh College students win gold at WorldSkills UK Live

Two Edinburgh College students can now say they’re the best in the UK after winning at a national skills competition. Tony Mailer and Calum Munro were awarded gold medals for their outstanding performance in a series of skills challenges at WorldSkills UK Live at the weekend. Tony beat off stiff competition from five other students…

Young people inspired by Digital Day

A group of young people have been inspired to get digital with the help of local industry experts and Edinburgh College. Level 5 Computing students joined Information Technology Software Development foundation apprentices from secondary schools across Edinburgh and Lothians at the College’s Milton Road Campus for a day of digital inspiration to mark Digital Day…

Share your home with international students

Do you enjoy meeting and helping people, and have a spare room that is private and comfortable? We are looking for warm, friendly people to host students from a wide variety of countries, both on a short (one to six-weeks) and long-term basis (two to four-months). Options exist to host with meals included – or…

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…

Star student Niamh up for another award

Edinburgh College HND Graphic Design graduate Niamh Curran might soon run out of space on her mantelpiece as she goes head to head with other star students for the Young Person of the Year crown at the 2018 SQA Star Awards. Twenty-year-old Niamh has been shortlisted as a finalist in the SQA Star Awards Young…

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…

Applications to Electric Vehicle Student Scholarship now open

Applications for a scholarship which will see a student work alongside the College’s Transport Co-ordinator to learn about and maintain the College’s fleet of Electric Vehicles (EV) are now open. The Edinburgh College Development Trust, the independent charity which supports students at the College, has secured funding from local Nissan dealership Alex F Noble to…