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FUSE and St James Quarter takeover

19th Nov
 Hey everyone so we at ECSA have had an exciting opportunity for you guys that have been presented to us, we have had a chance to link up with FUSE and St...

Beginners guide to ethical consumerism

17th Nov
 What we buy, how often we buy, and where we buy from all have a much greater impact on the planet than we first might think. Lots of resources and energy go...

Our free online Swap Shop is now open!

13th Nov
 Do you want to find some pre-loved clothes, books or small household items that are completely free for you to take? Look no further than our new online...

Black History Month showcase

28th Oct
 To mark the end of Black History Month 2020, full time officers Victoria and Rose have partnered with colleagues across Edinburgh College to showcase work...

CLOSED: What's your experience? Tell us about learning at Edinburgh College

27th Oct
 We're keen to find out how you've felt about learning and teaching this year. Did you get the right info before starting? Have you used any college services...

Black History Month 2020

7th Oct
 Black History Month was first celebrated in the UK in October 1987. Over 30 years later, it's become a time to celebrate the culture and contributions of...
Vice President Welfare, Rose, in the water at Portobello

VP Welfare: How I've coped during lockdown

5th Oct
 Saturday the 10th of October is World Mental Health Day and in the lead up to that we will be sharing tips and messages via our social media channels.  The...

Students and Benefits Survey

1st Oct
  Over summer and the start of the new academic year, we've had lots of enquiries from students about claiming benefits while studying. This rise in...

President's blog: There's no shame in feeling low

10th Sep
 **This blog contains references to suicide and suicidal thoughts **Today (10th of September 2020) is World Suicide Prevention Day. It's a hard day for many...

Universal Credit and Bursaries

9th Sep
 Due to COVID-19 and numerous students losing employment and having to claim benefits as a result. We've seen a rise in queries from students about Universal...

Starting out at Edinburgh College - the ultimate checklist

1st Sep
 We are excited to welcome you to Edinburgh College. To help you start off your journey in the right way we have come up with the ultimate checklist of things...

Coronavirus 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...

Welcome to the 2020-21 Student Officer Team

1st Jul
 Today we are welcoming the new Full-Time Student Officers into their roles. The incoming officers were elected in March by a campus wide student election and...
Picture of Carla walking into College with daughter

Carla's Farewell

30th Jun
 This is my last President's Blog. Wow, even writing these words seems surreal, but what doesn’t seem surreal at the moment, though?The last few months have...

End of Year Report 2019-2020

30th Jun
 What a year it has been. As we get ready to wrap up the year, we take a look back at what 2019-20 brought through our Annual End of Year Report. July sees...