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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 brings together more than 20,000...
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 ideas on paperHow to find customersour...

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, you are welcome to come along and...
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. Find out all the ways of...

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 given the Students’ Association a new...

In-person Crafting Day in the April holidays!

15th Mar Do you enjoy doing arts & crafts? Come along to a whole day of fun crafting activities in the April break!We will be providing some different materials so that you can chose which kind of crafts you want to make, or you can also feel free to bring a personal project you are...

A whole day of in-person Video Gaming for students!

15th Mar Are you someone who likes to play games? On Tuesday 9th April (in the April college break) we will be running an in-person video games day at our Sighthill Campus. The day is open to anyone, from experienced gamers to people who may not have played much but want to have a go...
Student Learning and Teaching Survey 2024

Student Learning & Teaching Survey 2024

14th Mar From Monday the 11th of March to Friday the 3rd of May, every student will be asked to complete a short survey about their experience of being a student at Edinburgh College.What’s The Survey About?The student satisfaction survey is how the College and Scottish Government...

Edinburgh College activates Turnitin AI detection

14th Mar The College announced to staff last month that they would be enabling AI writing detection on assignments submitted through Turnitin as of the 23rd February 2024. The Turnitin system is part of the submission process when submitting work through Moodle. Turnitin is designed...

Elections 2024: Meet the Candidates!

8th Mar We are here to represent all students across the four campuses of Edinburgh College. The needs of our students are always evolving, which is why every March, we host our College-wide elections for the Student President, Vice President Welfare, and Vice President Activities...

Rally For Education - Stop The Cuts!

1st Mar On Wednesday the 21st of February, the President and Vice Presidents led a delegation of Edinburgh College students at the Rally for Education outside the Scottish Parliament. The rally was organised by the National Union of Students (NUS), Scotland as a protest against the...

International Women's Day, Friday 8th March

27th Feb Every year on 8th March, EC Students' Association joins with our vibrant student community to celebrate International Women's Day. This year, we will be hosting a stall in the Granton hub, where you can join us for relaxed crafting activities at 11am-2pm on Friday 8th March. We'...

Wrapping up LGBT+ History Month 2024

26th Feb What is LGBT+ History Month?February is a month-long annual celebration and remembrance of LGBT+ history. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on the history of LGBT+ rights and related civil rights movements. In the UK, it was initiated by “Schools Out UK” in 2005, and has been an...
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Complete our 2024 Student Life Survey

19th Feb Here at EC Students' Association, we are here to represent all students at Edinburgh College, which means what we do changes to suit the needs of students. We work with students 1-1 and run the Class Rep system, but we're also here to advocate for large-scale changes, on the...
Peer support for Autistic Students

Peer support for autistic students

19th Feb This term, we're working alongside the College's Learning Support team to set up and promote a Peer Support group for autistic students. The group is going to be meeting online via Teams once a month.