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Time for a refresh...New branding launch!

12th Aug
 It is hard to believe it, but 2022 marks our big, double-digit, TENTH year in existence!To celebrate this landmark year for us, we will be running a series of article, publications, and events throughout the 2022-23 academic year.To kick us off with a bang, we thought we...

Results Day 2022

9th Aug
 Everyone at ECSA would like to send positive vibes to anyone who is expecting results today from the SQA. To say it has been a stressful year for anyone in education would be a massive understatement, so the fact that you kept going and get ot the end of your course is...

Go Green Short-Listed for National Award!

15th Jul
 ECSA's sustainability project, Go Green, has been short-listed in this year's Green Gown Awards for UK and Ireland.We have been short-listed alongside 10 other institutions across the UK and Ireland for the Student Engagment Award, recognising the impact we have had...
Photo of the new ECSA 2022/23 team

New ECSA Team 2022-23

12th Jul
 On the 1st of July, the new team of full-time officers started their 12 month term in office. We waved goodbye to Rose, Jordan, and Victoria, after their 2 years at the healm, and welcomed a new group of student leaders to take the reigns.David, Skye, & Luna...

ECSA Officers Farewell

30th Jun
 It is the end of the academic year and our current Student Officers end their posts too, making room for a newly elected officers for the upcoming year, David, Skye and Luna. It has been a difficult year for everyone with Covid-19 and restrictions in place,...

Offices Closed for Summer

21st Jun
 We've made it - it's finally summer! Now that college has wrapped up for the summer holidays, our offices will be closed until we welcome students back in August.On the 1st of July, we'll welcome our new officer team: David, Luna, and Skye. Over the holidays, they'll be...

End of Year Report 2021-2022

8th Jun
 Since it’s June, it’s time for us to release our annual end of year report to you all!“As Student President, it's my pleasure to present our end of year report.After spending so long working from home, this year has seen the return to campus for most students, as well the...

Pride Month

7th Jun
 This year marks fifty years since first Pride event in the UK. In 1972 a first official UK Gay Pride Rally took place which was held in London. The movement evolved so much through all this years giving support for all LGBTQ+ pepole across UK offering inclusiveness that...

Summer Travel Update

7th Jun
 As we are approaching the end of the college year and many of you will be travelling over the summer months, we have put together useful information as there are some changes to the timetables that you should be aware of:Lothian Buses have made...

ECSA closed for Platinum Jubilee

30th May
 The ECSA and Edinburgh College will be completely closed for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Public Holidays on Thursday the 2nd and Friday the 3rd of June. We will get your messages when we return on Monday 6th of June. If you need any help or advice on something...

2 years of the Go Green Project: Our Achievements

24th May
 Between April 2020 and March 2022, Edinburgh College Students' Association have been awarded over £185,000 as part of the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) to deliver the Go Green Project.This has enabled us to open a Community Fridge on...

Student Homelessness Survey

23rd May
   Background about the survey:As part of a long term work undertaken by VP Welfare Jordan ECSA has Teamed up With the homeless Charity Cyreannians to start a piece of long term work by creating a survey asking students who have experienced homelessness since...

ECSA on Tour: Stress Busting Edition

17th May
 Resources from the wellbeing team, studying tips and FREE goodies! Pop along and chat to the student officers at the ECSA on tour stalls!Over the following few weeks the officers will run exam stress busting stalls on each campus. We have put together some wellbeing tips...

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia May 17th

16th May
 The international day against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia is an annual event where we can all collectively stand together against the injustices and discrimination caused by Homophobia, biphobia or transphobia collectively with our friends within the...

Strike Q&A Livestream with the Principal

16th May
 When: Thursday 19th May at 4pmWhere: Live on YouTube and FacebookWho: ECSA President Rose will be joined by Audrey Cumberford, Edinburgh College PrincipalHow long: About 30mins to an hour This Thursday (19th May 2022), we'll be hosting a livestream with Audrey...