Virtual Open Days – February 2021

Friday 19 February, 10am – 12pmandSaturday 20 February, 10am – 2pm About our Virtual Open Days Join us for our first ever 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…

Update on the start of term – January 2021

In line with the current lockdown across mainland Scotland, and to best protect our Edinburgh College Community, our campuses will remain closed until Monday 15 February. All learning and teaching will resume ONLINE from Monday 11 January. Students and staff must not come onto campuses.  Students are encouraged to re-engage with our online learning platforms, access…

Update on plans for January 2021

The College closed for the festive break on Friday 18 December and staff will return to working from home on Wednesday 6 January. During the festive break, all campuses will be closed and staff will be taking a well-deserved break. Plans for January 2021 The Scottish Government announced that all of mainland Scotland will move…

Skills Boost and Accelerator courses

Start 2021 on a new path! As part of a unique collaboration, Edinburgh College has launched a range of courses to deliver skills and opportunities to individuals who have been impacted by the economic downturn caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Starting from January 2021, our Skills Boost Courses and Accelerator Programmes offer you the chance to retrain and upskill…

Edinburgh College Performing Arts students feature in hit Netflix film

Two Edinburgh College Performing Arts students have swapped college for the big screen after featuring in the Netflix hit Christmas film The Princess Switch: Switched Again. BA Dance and Drama student Evangeline Hoggan and recent BA Dance graduate Delphi Doig both featured in the sequel to first film The Princess Switch alongside Hollywood star actress…

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…

Edinburgh College Board of Management seeks new member

The Edinburgh College Board of Management is currently seeking to fill a non-executive vacancy. Our Board is looking for an individual with a strong commitment to changing lives and an understanding of the value of education. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and influential Board following a period of considerable change and…

The College of the Future: Scotland-specific final report

A nations-specific final report As the vaccine roll-out hails the potential beginning of the end to the pandemic, a new report from leading experts across education and business – including Edinburgh College Principal Audrey Cumberford – is calling for colleges and skills to be made central to Scotland’s recovery plans and in creating a fair,…

Meet Edinburgh College’s Wellbeing team

The College’s Wellbeing team helps support students across the College’s four campuses with a number of issues, whether that be counselling students, providing mental health support, offering guidance or signposting to relevant organisations. The wellbeing team run one-to-one confidential counselling sessions, mental health workshops, wellbeing drop-ins and can provide support with mentoring and study skills.…

Edinburgh College presents renewable energy and electric vehicle offer to Indian market

Representatives of Edinburgh College’s Engineering and International departments this week teamed up to present the College’s skills training offer to Indian stakeholders at a Virtual Skills Exhibition hosted by the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO). The exhibition was part of the ‘Skills for Jobs’ programme, which is aimed at promoting joint UK-India…

EC Online – Supporting students to stay safe during the festive period

As part of the College’s commitment to supporting students to stay safe during the festive period, all learning and teaching at Edinburgh College will be delivered online from Monday 7 December until the end of term (Friday 18 December).  This arrangement is being implemented, in line with Scottish Government guidance, to help students who are…