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Watch again: Live Teams Q&A with the College Principal

5th Oct
 EC Students' Association hosted a Live Teams Q&A Session with Audrey Cumberford, Principal of Edinburgh College, on Wednesday 15th November at 12.30-1.30pm. All students were very welcome to join.This was your chance to ask the Prinicipal...

Wellbeing Fair

21st Nov
 Mental health and Wellbeing is important to everyone for a healthy and happy life.Here at Edinburgh College Students' Association, we want to help support students to have the best mental health and wellbeing they can, and show how many...
Anti-Bullying Week 2023 - Respect our rights. Make a Noise.

Anti-Bullying Week 2023

9th Nov
 Monday the 13th to Friday the 17th of November is national anti-Bullying Week.We're teaming up with the Respect Me campaign, and the Anti-Bullying Alliance to help make a noise and make sure that everyone is treated with respect. We want everyone...
Make Your Voice Heard

Make Your Voice Heard

9th Nov
 As part of our priority objectives for this year, we are working with partners to ensure the student voice is heard loud and strong at the next UK General Election. We don't yet know when the election will be, but we do know it will be held in...
Act Local, Give Global Christmas Appeal 2023

Act Local, Give Global: Christmas Fundraising Appeal

9th Nov
 Edinburgh College Development Trust and healthcare charity EMMS International are launching a Christmas fundraising campaign this December, and are inviting staff and students across the College to help raise money for a good cause.Christmas...

Halloween Competition

27th Oct
 Have you been busy decorating or dressing up this Halloween?You could win a £50 Amazon voucher!All you have to do is upload your photos to our form below and you could be in with the chance of winning! Examples:      ...
Statement From The Officer Team on Israel-Gaza

EC Students' Association Officer Statement

26th Oct
 The recent and ongoing events in Israel and Gaza have been frightful and distressing. At EC Students’ Association, we are not experts on the region and do not imagine to have any answers to the ongoing humanitarian crises.  We wanted to...
Guest Blog by Nina Munday

Black History Month: Guest Blog by Nina Munday

17th Oct
 In order to mark this year's Black History Month, we've invited Nina Munday, Edinburgh College's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead, to share her reflections on the steps being taken to make the College as inclusive as possible. Back in...
Lecturer Strike Paused

Lecturer Strikes Paused

6th Oct
 It has just been announced by the College in an email to all students that the lecturers' union EIS-FELA has paused the planned local strike action due to take place at our College next week (week commencing Monday 9th October).This means all...

Are you our next Student Trustee?

28th Sep
 EC Students' Association is looking for two engaged and dedicated students, who support the vision and direction of their Students' Association, to join the Board of Trustees. Could this be you?  If the answer is yes, then...

Free Breakfasts For Students

21st Sep
 Those lucky enough to have sniffed it out already, will have seen that the Free Breakfast provision is back across all campuses!Last year, we ran a free breakfast service across the 4 campuses, 3 days per week. Over the summer, we have been...
Part-Time Jobs For Students 2023

Part-time Jobs for EC Students!

14th Sep
  "Powered by students" isn't just a tag-line for us. We could not make the impact that we do without the help of our students.We are currently looking to recruit two new student-staff to help us run our projects. Roles are term-...

Lecturer and Support Staff Strikes September 2023: what you need to know

11th Sep
 Currently, there are issues that are affecting Edinburgh College staff locally, as well as issues occurring nationally across Scotland’s Colleges.Local Issues – Impacting Edinburgh College specificallyAt the start of January 2023, Edinburgh...

Annual Priority Objectives 2023-24

4th Sep
 Every year in July & August, the ECSA Team is working hard to get the new Officers ready for their year ahead, and get things planned for when students return. We spend a lot of time talking about all the things we want to be getting on with...

EC Freshers' Fairs 2023

28th Aug
 Monday 4th September: Sighthill CampusTuesday 5th September: Granton CampusWednesday 6th September: Milton Road CampusThursday 7th September: Midlothian CampusFrom 10am to 2pm every day* Due to national strike action on the 7th September, we're...