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Need housing advice?

18th Jun
 Housing issues make up a large part of the casework we deal with and last year we surveyed Edinburgh College students to identify how and where we can support them.Housing and Finance Survey: The ResultsWith that in mind, we created a new housing...

Check out our new Go Green hub this World Environment Day!

4th Jun
 This World Environment Day we wanted to draw your attention to the work we are doing at ECSA to promote sustainability and climate change awareness. To do this we've made a brand new Go Green hub, where you can find out about our Climate Challenge...

ECSA-llence Awards Winners 2020

22nd May
 Unsurprisingly, our fifth year of our annual learning & teaching awards has been a wee bit different. The entire nomination, short-listing, and awarding process has been completed whilst the country has been in lockdown and we all work from...

Revamped Wellbeing Hub

22nd May
It can be quite scary living in lockdown and social distancing due to COVID-19.
Thats why it's important, now more than ever, to look after your physical and mental wellbeing.

President's blog: My new normal

20th May
 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and with everything that’s going on for us at the moment I thought I would write a little something that some of you might be able to relate to. Everything has changed, all the things that we knew...

Mental Health Awareness Week

18th May
 This week is Mental Health Awareness week! The Mental Health Foundation run this awareness campaign every year, and this year the focus is on kindness. They chose this theme as they can see that kindness is prevailing in the uncertain time we are...

ECSA-llence Awards 2020: The Nominees

7th May
 Students across Edinburgh College have nominated their lecturers, LDTs, support staff and class reps across 5 Award Categories. The shortlisting panel has come back and are excited to announce the shortlist for our Annual ECSA-llence Awards....

Celebrating Earth Day - how you can stay connected with nature during the lockdown

22nd Apr
  Happy Earth Day! Today is Earth Day, an annual celebration of environment that happens every year on the 22nd of April. It is also the 50th Anniversary of the first ever Earth Day, which started back in 1970. This year the theme is...

Have your say - help us design a new green space for Edinburgh College.

2nd Apr
 ECSA is working with Edinburgh College's Ccommunity Garden Coordinator to plan the creation of a new green space at Milton Road campus.There is a grassy field at Milton Road campus that Edinburgh College wishes to plan trees on. This will create...
Nominate a lecturer or class rep for an ECSAllence Award

Give an ECSA-llence Award today!

2nd Apr
 Every year we host the ECSA-llence Awards to recognise the ECSA-llent work done across all parts of Edinburgh College. And this year is no different!Staff and students constantly work to improve the learning and teaching experience at...

ECSA is awarded new funding to expand our successful climate change project.

26th Mar
 We're delighted to share the news that Edinburgh College Students' Associtaion has been awarded over £190,000 as part of the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) to run another climate change project from 2020-...

Coronavirus Updates: CAMPUSES CLOSED

20th Mar
 The college has published new information on studying at home. This includes guides on accessing and using Moodle, connecting to your college email, and on using the MyEC app.A key list of college email addresses is also found towards the bottom...

Green Student Awards

20th Mar
 Through our Go Green - Low Carbon Travel project, we have the opportunity to reward three students for their efforts to live in a more environmentally-friendly way. So we want to hear from you if you've made a concious effort to travel in a more...

Elections 2020: Congratulations to our new student officers!

13th Mar
 After a long, hard week of campaigning, we're very pleased to announce the results of the 2020 ECSA Full-time Officer Elections!Firstly, a thanks to the over a thousand students who took the time to vote - your choice has given the Students...

Elections 2020: Meet the Candidates

2nd Mar
 Twelve Edinburgh College students have put themselves forward to lead your Students' Association over the next year. We'll be publishing their manifestos over the next couple of days when the campaigning period starts. Those confirmed...