Achieving an ambitious and bold new vision for the future of colleges – New Independent Commission on the College of the Future report launched

A new report has been published which notes that radical, long-term education and skills reforms and investment is needed to address current and future skills gaps and transform life chances for every adult. In its new report, The Independent Commission on the College of the Future calls for colleges to be placed front and centre…

Glasgow Caledonian University virtual open event

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is hosting a virtual open event on Tuesday 10 November for anyone thinking about going to university after college. Each session will start with an introduction to the university and provide information on the application process, including some of things GCU look out for, such as a strong personal statement. There…

Edinburgh Napier University virtual drop-in sessions

Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a number of virtual drop-in sessions throughout November and December for anyone thinking about going to university. These one-to-one sessions will provide information on various course options, and you will also have the opportunity to find out more about the UCAS application process and ask any questions you may have. …

Edinburgh College appoints two new Board members

Edinburgh College’s Board of Management has appointed two new non-executive members to support it in leading the strategic direction of the College. The new members are experienced figures in Scottish public life and have an extensive background in human resources, organisational development and law, within the public and private sectors. As is required these appointments…

Edinburgh College lecturer scoops top education award

An Edinburgh College lecturer has been recognised for her hard work and dedication in meeting the teaching challenges presented by COVID-19 as part of the Scottish Institute of Enterprise (SIE) Festival of Innovation. Graphic Design lecturer Helena Good scooped the Imaginative Educator Award in the Individual (College) category which was announced at SIE’s Shaping the…

College renews partnership with Hey Girls for 20/21 session

Edinburgh College has renewed a partnership with social enterprise Hey Girls to ensure that all students will continue to have access to sanitary products for session 2020/21. This partnership will allow Edinburgh College students to simply email to request the sanitary products they require and they will be delivered to their door by Hey Girls.…

the Club Covid-19 FAQs

The Club – Reopening FAQs

Q: When will the Club reopen? A: The pool facilities reopened on Monday 14 September 2020. The Gym will reopen on Sunday 25 October 2020. Q: What are the Club’s opening hours? A: We will be reducing our opening hours slightly when the pool reopens to the following:            Monday- Friday: 7am – 8pm           …

Edinburgh College scoops two nominations at CDN Awards 2020

Edinburgh College has scooped two nominations at this year’s College Development Network (CDN) Awards – Scotland’s largest celebration of college achievements.   Introduction to Social Services student Roseanna Campbell has been shortlisted in the Student of the Year category for her outstanding achievements during the 2019/20 session. Roseanna was shortlisted for her incredible commitment and…

Online Welcome to College induction – How to join

As the majority of our courses will be delivered online for the start of session 2020/21, all Edinburgh College students will be given an online introduction to the support which is available to them throughout their time on their course.      All enrolled students should have received an email from the College with details of…