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…

Edinburgh College supports training needs of nationwide healthcare charity

Staff at nationwide health charity Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland have been upskilling thanks to a series of bespoke training programmes designed in partnership with Edinburgh College. Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland, which provides vital services to support people and their families who are living with effects of serious chest and heart conditions and stroke,…

International Student of the Year – Mark Lauren Hernandez

The International Team are delighted to award this year’s International Student of the Year award to Mark Lauren Hernandez from the Philippines. Mark has been studying at Edinburgh College since September 2020 and has just finished the first year of his HND in Visual Communication: User Experience Design course. He is passionate about graphic design…

Hat-trick of awards for Scotland’s Capital College

Students and staff from Edinburgh College are celebrating after winning a hat-trick of awards at this year’s Herald Higher Education Awards. Scotland’s capital college was named the winner in three categories – Outstanding contribution from a College Student, Widening Access Award and Partnership Award (in collaboration with City of Glasgow College) – at the sixth…

Student Karen is retraining in Art & Design

Karen Fiddler from East Lothian rediscovered their passion for creating and decided to retrain at Edinburgh College. Karen studied our UAL Art & Design Foundation Diploma and is now moving on to HND Textiles. We caught up with Karen to find out more about their college experience and what their plans are for the future.…