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Be Bright Be Seen Be Safe

25th Oct
 Contact us for free items to help you walk and cycle safelyAre you wanting to walk or cycle, but are worried about how dark it's getting in the mornings and at night? We've got you covered with free bike lights and high-vis items...

It's Environmenstrual Week! Switch to a plastic free period

8th Oct
 Did you know that a disposable sanitary product contains the equivalent of 4 plastic bags? Monday 11th October is the start of Environmenstrual Week - a week long campaign to call for eco-friendly and healthy period products to be available...
Victoria VP Welfare with the text more ways to get involved

VP Activities Blog: More ways to get involved!

7th Oct
 So, you're enrolled, you have managed to get into Teams & Moodle (eventually) and you have got to grips with your timetable... But there's more to being an Edinburgh College student than just that, surely?As your VP Activities I have put...

Black History Month 2021: Proud To Be

4th Oct
 October is Black History Month in the UK. Black History Month is an annual event dedicated to recognising and celebrating the contributions of those in the UK with African or Caribbean heritage.Throughout October we will be running a number of...

Share a car this October to Commute Back Better

4th Oct
 We are relaunching our dedicated Liftshare scheme - https://edinburghcollege.liftshare.com  - set up to connect you with other students who are travelling your way to College. It’s quick, easy and FREE to sign up. Even better, every week...

Challenge Poverty Week 2021

4th Oct
 For Challenge Poverty Week we will be highlighting and sharing information and statistics about Poverty in Scotland. The Poverty Alliance is running this week annually to highlight that Poverty is a problem we can solve with specific solutions! We...

World Vegetarian Day: Meal Inspiration for the Weekend

1st Oct
 The 1st October is World Vegetarian Day! Today we are celebrating the benefits of being a vegetarian and encourage you to reduce your meat consumption and try being vegetarian this month by sharing a few tasty recipes that the team here at ECSA...

Come along to our Climate Cafe

29th Sep
 ECSA is proud to announch the first of hopefully many Climate Cafes happening across campuses!Our first event will be on Tuesday 5th October at Milton Road campus from 12-1pm. If the weather provides it will be held in the lovely community garden...

President's blog: Join us at the Climate Strike!

21st Sep
 On Friday the 24th of September, we'll be taking part in the Climate Strike and associated protest outside the Scottish Parliament to highlight the importance of Climate Change. We will be joined by students and student officers from across...

Funding Tips

17th Sep
 Funding Tips!Funding is a very important part of the adventure into full-time further and higher education for many students. Whether you’ve just left school and applying for funding, or are a parent worrying about childcare costs, it can be...

Part Time Jobs for Students at ECSA (closed)

9th Sep
 Student Engagement Assistants x 2Up to 10hrs per week (term-time)Flexible around your timetableAround £10 per hourWe want to reach more students and help them have the best experience possible while at Edinburgh College. So, we thought, what...

Get involved with Climate Fringe Week!

9th Sep
 Pop Up Swap Shop @ 11:30-13:30 on Tuesday 21st at Granton, Thursday 23rd at Midlothian, Monday 27th at Sighthill and Tuesday 28th at Milton Road Try your hand at second hand shopping and pick up your new winter wardrobe for free! The...

Important statement from your ECSA officers

3rd Sep
  Welcome to all new Edinburgh College students and welcome back to those of you who have been with us before! In the coming weeks and months more of you will be invited to join us on campus and we cannot wait. This is an exciting time,...

Travel advice for Edinburgh College students

27th Aug
 This webpage provides guidance for students on how to travel safely to Edinburgh College campuses. It sets out government guidelines on using public transport, and provides advice and information on walking, cycling, and driving. More detailed...

CLOSED: Jobs - Sustainability Assistants

23rd Aug
 We are looking for four students to help us run environmental sustainability events and campaigns, as part of our Go Green project. This is an exciting paid opportunity to help educate and engage students on climate change, low carbon...