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Edinburgh College Open Day

By at February 20, 2018 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College is encouraging prospective students to find out more about the range of courses available at the college in 2018 at its campus open days this month.  The open days on 20 and 22 February will give guests an opportunity to speak to teaching staff about the courses on offer at the college this year and to discover the best study options available to

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Creative Industries students get tips from the top

By at February 18, 2018 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College was a hub of creative activity as it welcomed some of the country’s top professionals to its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day.   Creative juices were flowing at the college’s Granton Campus and Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) theatre, where students had an opportunity to get career advice from guest speakers from

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Students raise money for local children’s charity

By at January 27, 2018 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

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A group of Edinburgh College students have teamed up with Edinburgh Harley Davidson to raise £1319.57 for local children’s charity The Yard. Two teams of 21 students from the college’s Preparation for Employment course - which equips students with skills to enable a smooth transition from school or college into work - organised a series of events to raise money for

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Photography graduate explores Remains of the Past

By at January 24, 2018 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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New Edinburgh Exhibition An Edinburgh College Photography graduate is showcasing her award-winning historically themed portrait work in a new exhibition. Remains of the Past, an exhibition by Leesa Tulloch, features contemporary portraits shot in the style of historical paintings. The free exhibition is on at the Creative Exchange in Edinburgh until Thursday 8

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New Edinburgh College Development Trust patron

By at November 18, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Richard Demarco announced as Edinburgh College Development Trust patron  Edinburgh College Development Trust has announced Scottish artist Professor Richard Demarco CBE as its first patron. The Development Trust, an independent charity which supports Edinburgh College students through providing enhanced opportunities and experiences, welcomes Richard Demarco as

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Opportunity for employers to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College

By at October 17, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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A new scheme developed by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council is offering Scottish businesses an opportunity to apply for up to £10,000 worth of training at Edinburgh College. The new Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) provides eligible employers with up to £10,000 worth of training from their local college, to upskill and reskill their

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Shoppers sample cookery students’ culinary delights

By at October 15, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Shoppers at the new Aldi store in Cameron Toll Shopping Centre sampled tasty treats made by Edinburgh College students during the store’s first week of opening. To celebrate the opening, Professional Cookery students prepared and served tasters of recipes to customers, using ingredients available from the new store. Visitors to the store enjoyed sampling pulled

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College Sports Festival encourages students into sport

By at October 12, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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College students demonstrated their sporting prowess at the inaugural College Sports Festival held at Edinburgh College, aimed at encouraging college students to participate in sport during their studies. The event, hosted by Scottish Student Sport (SSS), saw around 250 students taking part in a variety of sports including football, basketball, touch rugby,

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Edinburgh students innovative work at Learning Festival

By at October 8, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Two Edinburgh College students took the stage at Scotland’s biggest gathering of education professionals to talk about how they’re inspiring young people to be creative. And the pair of Graphic Design students got to tell deputy first minister John Swinney all about their project. Students and staff from Edinburgh College attended the Scottish Learning Festival

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Recruiting Volunteer ESOL home tutors

By at August 2, 2017 | 9:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College recruiting volunteer ESOL home tutors Edinburgh College is inviting volunteers to teach English one to one in students’ own homes as part of a scheme to support people who cannot get to a classroom. Edinburgh College’s Home Learning Scheme opens up public life for refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers by giving them a better grasp of the

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