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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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Students design new branding for Gorebridge building

By at October 23, 2015 | 3:11 pm | 1 Comments

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Edinburgh College students design new branding for Gorebridge charity building One of Scotland’s newest and most striking buildings has taken the latest step from drawing board to a reality with the help of two young trainee graphic designers from Edinburgh College. The Gorebridge Community Development Trust, a volunteer-led charity that supports local economic

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Last chance to grab a place at Edinburgh College

By at September 9, 2015 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College has last-minute places still available on a range of full-time courses across its curriculum until the application deadline this Friday (11 September).  Spaces are also available on a part-time, evening and leisure courses aimed at boosting and expanding professional skills or learning a new hobby. The college’s courses offer routes to employment

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College hosts Solar Independence Day celebration

By at July 1, 2015 | 10:17 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh College will open the doors of its Granton Campus on 3rd July to showcase its green credentials as part of Solar Independence Day celebrations. Visitors can see the campus’ rooftop solar panel installation and find out how solar photovoltaics could work for them. While the open day is aimed at owners and managers of commercial premises, members of the

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Edinburgh College hosts Course Open Days this week

By at June 16, 2015 | 11:44 pm | 0 Comment

Anyone wanting to boost their qualifications, improve their job prospects, get on the career ladder or learn new skills should come along to Edinburgh College’s Course Open Days this week. The Open Days on 17 June at Granton Campus and 18 June at Milton Road Campus – from 2-6pm on each day – are an opportunity to take the first steps into further education or

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Edinburgh College ready to serve a treat for the tastebuds

By at May 22, 2015 | 2:43 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College hospitality and professional cookery students get ready to serve up a treat at the college’s food and drink festival. L-R: Vicki Doonan, Hongmei Zhang, Jade Fraser, Jackie Campbell, Louise Withers, Francis Quintanilla, Callum Dunn, Emson Nyazika

(Picture above: Edinburgh College hospitality and professional cookery students get ready to serve up a treat at the college’s food and drink festival. L-R: Vicki Doonan, Hongmei Zhang, Jade Fraser, Jackie Campbell, Louise Withers, Francis Quintanilla, Callum Dunn, Emson Nyazika) Edinburgh College will open its larder and put on a feast for the city and

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