College helps Shaheeda aim for a Music career

Twenty-five-year-old Music student Shaheeda Sinckler is looking to follow her dreams and make it big in the music industry after she finishes College. In October, Shaheeda – who studied NC Sound Production at Edinburgh College last year, before progressing onto the HND level course this year – became the youngest ever person to win Scottish…

Star student Balazs scoops top industry award

Edinburgh College’s success at the Marketing Society Star Awards has continued after a Graphic Design student was named Star Creative Student, making it the sixth time in the last nine years an Edinburgh College student has won the award. Balazs Hirth is the latest student to receive the accolade, which was announced during an online…

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…

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…

Kristina – EC Student Stories

Thirty-nine-year-old Kristina has returned to Edinburgh College to pursue her ambition of becoming a nursery manager or running her own childminding service. She tells us about what inspired her new career path, and how she’s embracing studying a full-time course while raising three children and keeping up a part-time job. “I was employed in the…

#ECPrizeGiving – Shannon Fagan

Twenty-three-year-old Shannon Fagan has been inspired to continue on her educational journey and will be coming back to College next year, after winning Student of the Year for Creative Industries at this year’s Prize Giving. We asked Shannon some questions to find out more about what she enjoyed most about coming to College, and her…

#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…