Prize Giving 2017: Emma Owenson

Beeslack High School pupil Emma Owenson has won the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Achievement at Edinburgh College’s annual student Prize Giving ceremony. Emma received her award for her exceptional performance as a student of the Hospitality and Tourism Academy, part of the pioneering South East Scotland Academies Partnership (SESAP). SESAP is a partnership between Edinburgh…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Jordan Charters

Jordan Charters is 21 and lives in Dolphinton. He studies SCQF Level 6: Painting and Decorating. Jordan is one of the award winners receiving his accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here he tells us about his time at Edinburgh College. 1. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies?…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Leigh Anderson

Leigh Anderson is 25 years old. She lives in Edinburgh and is currently studying for her VTCT Level 2 in Beauty Therapy. Leigh is one of the award winners receiving her accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here she tells us about her time at Edinburgh College. 1. What made you choose…

Prize Giving 2017 case study: Tibor Ovari

Tibor Ovari is 25 years old. He lives in Edinburgh but is originally from Hungary. He studies MI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Tibor is one of the award winners receiving his accolade at the Edinburgh College Prize Giving ceremony this evening. Here he tells us about his time at Edinburgh College.…

Students create award trophies for Paolozzi Prize

Edinburgh College product design students have designed trophies for the Paolozzi Prize for Art, an annual awards showcase that recognises talented young (S4-S6) artists in Edinburgh. The awards are organised by City of Edinburgh Council who asked if the college could support with the production of the 13​​ trophies using five different designs​.   Engineering lecturer…

College comes out top at UK Masonry Skills Challenge

The results are in for the 11th annual UK Masonry Skills Challenge and following a competitive contest against eight other colleges across the UK, Edinburgh College has been crowned third overall winner. Edinburgh College student Hamish Innes was announced fourth overall winner and first Northern Heat winner,​​ while Calum Munro was seventh overall winner. ​The…

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…