Edinburgh College virtual Creative Industries Employability Day a hit

Edinburgh College students gained insight into what it takes to make it in the Creative Industries as the College hosted its annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Over 700 students from across the College’s Creative Industries faculty tuned in for the annual Employability Day, which took place completely online for the first time in the event’s…

Virtual Open Days

Welcome to our Virtual Open Days! This is your chance to find out everything there is about starting College in the new academic year. You can find out about studying with us through our pre-recorded and live online content and will have an opportunity to speak to our staff about any questions you may have…

Live Q and As – Virtual Open Days

You can view some of the live Q and As that took place on our Virtual Open Days below. Music and Sound Production Watch the recording here Art and Design Performing Arts Watch the recording here Photography Watch the recording here Engineering Health Professions and Social Services

Creative Industries – Virtual Open Days

Our Creative Industries faculty offers a variety of courses which help prepare students to stand out from the crowd in their chosen field, be it art and design, broadcast media and photography, music and sound production, performing arts or computing. From budding artists and filmmakers to up-and-coming performers and software engineers, students showcase their talents…

Edinburgh College signs exciting new partnership with institutions from across Europe

Edinburgh College has officially signed an exciting new partnership with four European UNESCO Cities as part of a new project to improve literacy rates and preserve and enrich cultural heritage through a variety of creative mediums. Edinburgh College’s Creative Industries faculty has entered the three-year partnership with Nottingham, Leeuwarden (Holland) & Ljubljana (Slovenia), which is…

#ECPrizeGiving – Zoe Hooper

NC Level 6 Dance student Zoe Hooper has been named the winner of the Academic Excellence Award at this year’s #ECPrizeGiving. Prior to studying Dance at College, twenty-three-year-old Zoe was studying Linguistics but opted for a career change and she hasn’t looked back since. Read more about Zoe’s Edinburgh College experience so far below. “It…

#ECPrizeGiving – Ben Eales

Sixteen-year-old Ben Eales from Edinburgh is hoping to go onto have a career in the creative industries after attending Edinburgh College, and is on course to achieving his goals after being awarded the Schools College Partnership (SCP) award for Acting and Performance at this year’s Prize Giving. We spoke to Ben about what’s it’s like…

#ECPrizeGiving – Jenny Duncan

NC Acting and Performance student Jenny Duncan has been named this year’s Karen Gillan Award winner at #ECPrizeGiving. We caught up with eighteen-year-old Jenny about her Edinburgh College experience so far. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies? I chose Edinburgh College to study as I knew PASS was a great place to…

An insight into Costume for Stage and Screen HND

Discover your creative potential and get to grips with industry standard design techniques at Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS). Read our blog to find out more about studying Costume for Stage and Screen with us.   Costume Design Costume design is an integral part of the performing arts and designers have an important role to play in ensuring costumes support other…

Industry professionals share top tips for a career in the creative sector

Edinburgh College students gained insight into what it takes to make it in the creative industries as the College hosted some of the country’s top professionals at its seventh annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Students from the College’s Creative Industries courses attended the event at its Granton Campus where they had an opportunity to get…

Colombian visitors get creative at Edinburgh College

A group of five performing arts professionals from Colombia are attending Edinburgh College to develop their English and find out more about the prominence of the creative industries in Scotland. Diana Cifuentes, Juan Orozco, Angelica Corredor, Nathalia Contreras, and Mateo Rueda are participating in an eight-week programme, which involves them spending time in and out…

Performing Arts (PASS) auditions for 2020/21 courses

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) will be holding auditions at our Granton Campus for the following courses: NC Performing Arts: Dance HND Dance HND Musical Theatre 18 November 2019 | 10:30am 17 February 2020 | 10:30am 30 March 2020 (Dance only) | 10:30am 29 April 2020 | 10:30am To arrange an audition, please contact dance@edinburghcollege.ac.uk. Please…