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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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Test drive an electric vehicle at Edinburgh College

By at March 15, 2016 | 2:09 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College’s Engineering team is inviting anyone with a passion for green technology and sustainable transport to East Lothian’s Gifford Village Hall to learn more about its electric vehicle project. The informal event will take place at from 9am to 12pm on Saturday 19 March, kicking off with a presentation and question-and-answer session with the

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Panama’s vice minister of education visits Edinburgh College

By at January 28, 2016 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College hosted Panama’s vice minister of education to show him the success of a project to train Panamanian teachers to deliver English-language learning in their own country. The vice minister, Carlos Staff, and a government delegation visited the college’s Sighthill campus to discuss the progress of the five-year Panama Bilingue scheme, which is

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Prince’s Trust project spreads festive good will

By at December 22, 2015 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

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Front row: Paige Blair, Shamain Brown, Lisa Blair, Jasmine Watt (Social Work student), Jayne Young, Kerry Smith (Prince’s Trust Team Leader), Natalie Brownlie.
Back row: Fraser Mclean, Tristan Ewing, Billy Cameron

(Photo above: L-R. Front row: Paige Blair, Shamain Brown, Lisa Blair, Jasmine Watt (Social Work student), Jayne Young, Kerry Smith (Prince’s Trust Team Leader), Natalie Brownlie. Back row: Fraser Mclean, Tristan Ewing, Billy Cameron) Young people from Edinburgh College’s Prince’s Trust programme are spreading festive good will, donating hampers filled with

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Students give homeless new haircuts for Christmas

By at December 18, 2015 | 5:19 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College’s young hairdressers are swapping salons for the streets this winter for a charity project to provide haircuts to homeless people. Seven hair and beauty students took their scissors to the Salvation Army at The Pleasance and Cross Reach’s  Cunningham House hostel this week, cutting and styling the hair of around 30 clients who use the

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