Double triumph for ECSA at NUS Scotland Awards

Edinburgh College Student Association (ECSA) won two awards at last night’s NUS Scotland awards held in Dunblane.

The ECSA team were named the College Students’ Association of the Year for the second year running for their role in shaping education and empowering individuals in the past twelve months.

ECSA also had their first ever win in the Education category, an award given for a project or campaign aimed at improving access to or attainment in post-16 education. ECSA have worked to build on the success of its LEF (learner engagement framework) to run student led workshops focusing on key themes which may affect students, these included: induction and Retention, feedback and evaluation, student mental health and success and progression.

ECSA President, Neal Black, said: “To have picked up two prizes at the NUS Scotland awards is fantastic, all of the team is over the moon.

“Winning College Students’ Association of the Year two years on the bounce is something we never could have dreamed of. There are so many students’ associations who do brilliant work all over the country, so to have won this, and the education award, is brilliant and it’s a credit to our entire team and to all of our students who contribute to our strong student voice.”