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Free Clothing Pop-Up

23rd May
 Do you like second hand clothes? In need of a new summer dress? Look no further! To give our swap shops a rest through the summer, we are running a pop-up clothing event at our Granton Campus to give away lots of clothes before the next...

Student Mental Health Agreement now launched

23rd May
 Over the course of the last year, we've been speaking to students about their mental health and wellbeing, and promoting the services that are available to support them from within the College and beyond. Last week, to coincide with Mental Health...

Pride Party 2024

23rd May
To kick off Pride Month, we are holding our annual 'Pride Party'! We invite you to join us on Tuesday 4th June at the Granton campus - in the Hub - at 2:...

Strikes Info Session - Frequently Asked Questions

16th May
 With upcoming lecturers' strikes scheduled for Monday 20th May, Thursday 23rd May, Tuesday 28th May, Thursday 30th May and Friday 31st May, as well as a full week of strikes on the week of 3rd-7th June, we held an open information session...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

8th May
 What is Mental Health Awareness Week?Mental Health Awareness Week happens every year, and it's the biggest opportunity for the whole of the UK to come together to focus on getting good mental health. The week aims to tackle stigma and help people...
Edinburgh College Students' Association Student Life Survey 2024 The Results

Student Life Survey 2024 - The Results

7th May
 Over the course of February, March and April 2024, we asked students to respond to our annual Student Life Survey. In total, 629 students filled out the survey which has given us a great insight into the issues students are facing right now, from...
Skye Marriner - President 2023-24 - Blog post

Representing Edinburgh College students on the national stage

26th Apr
 "Over the past few weeks, myself and our Officer Team attended the National Union of Students conferences for Scotland and then the whole UK. These conferences are a meetup of all the elected officers, student delegates, observers and NUS...

Lecturers on strike (again!) How has it impacted you?

25th Apr
 Strikes online info session for studentsOn Wednesday 15th May, 12-1pm, we will be hosting an online information session for students about Strikes and Action Short of Strike. This is an online meeting open to any students, where you'll be able to...
Student With Megaphone and Title text "Manifesto For Our Future"

UK General Election: Manifesto For Our Future

25th Apr
 There will be a general election in the next 10 months and students will play a vital role in deciding what our next government looks like and what they prioritise.The National Union of Students as the representative body of students from across...

Lunch Time Lego - Granton

23rd Apr
 You are never too old to play! Do you enjoy building something cool, or want to try making lego without the added expense? Come along to our lunch time lego session at Granton!Whether you are a keen lego enthusiast or it is your first time,...

Earth Day 2024

11th Apr
 What is Earth Day?Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations.The Earth Day Network (EDN), which...
Kickstart Your Business with the Business Gateway

Kickstart Your Business

9th Apr
 Kickstart Your Business with an intensive learning session from Business GatewayIn our kickstart session, we’ll be covering the things you need to think about before starting your business:Getting registered with HMRC & TaxStarting to put your...

Lunch Time Lego - Sighthill

27th Mar
 You are never too old to play! Do you enjoy building something cool, or want to try making lego without the added expense? Come along to our lunch time lego session at Sighthill!Whether you are a keen lego enthusiast or it is your first time...
Opeing Hours during April Break

Student Break - We're still available online!

27th Mar
 The EC Students' Association offices are closed for the Student Holidays, closing on Friday the 29th of March and re-opening on Monday the 15th April. However, we are still available online and happy to help throughout the 2 week student holidays...

EC Students' Association 2024 Election Results

21st Mar
 After a long, hard week of campaigning, we’re very pleased to announce the results of the 2024 EC Students’ Association Full-Time Officer Elections!Firstly, a thanks to the hundreds of students who took the time to vote – your choice has...