#ECGrad – Daniel excited for beginning of new chapter after graduating from College

Thirty-one-year-old Daniel Adamczyk attended College to gain the knowledge and skills required to have a successful career in Engineering, and now leaves with a BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering as well as the Principal’s Award for Academic Excellence in Engineering. We spoke to Daniel, who is originally from Poland but now lives in Port Seaton,…

Class of 2021 celebrates Virtual Graduation

Edinburgh College’s Class of 2021 celebrated the enormous achievement of graduating from their courses with a virtual ceremony held last week, Friday 1 October. Around 400 graduates from across the College’s Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Wellbeing and Social Science and Tourism, Hospitality and Business faculties joined virtual ceremonies hosted on YouTube. In…

Sustainable EC

Today marks the beginning of Sustainable EC, a week in which we look ahead to COP26, take pride in our achievements to date in reducing our climate impacts, and look forward to taking the next steps to achieving our aim of becoming a net zero college by 2030. Throughout this week our students will be…

Edinburgh College Digital Student Card

Our students are now given a digital student card when they first enrol. This allows them to access college facilities and prove their student status. Primarily these cards come are displayed in a digital format and accessed via smart device although some students will still have a physical card with digital capabilities. This carries the…

Edinburgh College enters new TVET partnership in Malawi

Edinburgh College is set to strengthen its ties in Africa through taking part in a new TVET mentoring partnership with a group of colleges in Malawi. The VET Toolbox mentoring partnership, funded by the European Union, and managed by the British Council, sees UK institutions partnered with clusters of Technical Colleges in countries around the…

Students carry the Edinburgh College flag at WorldSkills UK

Four Edinburgh College students have qualified for national WorldSkills UK finals having triumphed in a series of qualifying heats in their respective fields of study. Damian Tchorzewski and Liam Ward have qualified for the Automotive Technology final, while Ben Nicolson and Corrie Kettrick have qualified for the Stonemasonry final. Automotive Technology Damian, who recently studied…

Double delight for Edinburgh College in national college awards

Edinburgh College has scored two nominations at this year’s College Development Network (CDN) College Awards – the annual celebration of achievement in the sector in Scotland. The College has received nominations in the Inclusive College and Digital Learning categories for work carried out to support students and those from vulnerable backgrounds in 2020/21 – a…

Edinburgh College lecturer becomes Unreal Authorised Instructor

An Edinburgh College lecturer has received a professional certification from industry experts meaning students across the College will benefit from the highest quality of education in game development for years to come. Computing lecturer Nick Bell became a certified Unreal Authorised Instructor earlier this month after applying to Epic Games to undertake the certification process…

Edinburgh College supports the Scottish Parliament to deliver its Emerging Leaders programme

Edinburgh College has partnered with the Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators (SAMEE) to deliver a bespoke training course to improve minority ethnic diversity and seniority amongst Holyrood staff as part of a new Scottish Parliament programme. The Scottish Parliament’s ‘Emerging Leaders’ programme aims to develop existing minority ethnic talent within the organisation and seeks…

College renews partnership with Hey Girls for new academic year

Edinburgh College has renewed a partnership with social enterprise Hey Girls for the second year running to ensure that all students will continue to have access to sanitary products for session 2021/22. This partnership means that students across the College, whatever their circumstances, will be able to access sanitary products throughout the year that can…

Course Clearing 2021

Clearing courses are open for applications and there is still time to start studying with us this August. Whether you are waiting for your exam results or haven’t made an application yet, we’re here to support you and get you on a course that’s right for you. The information on this page will help you…