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Respecting our local communities

8th Nov At Edinburgh College, we are part of a much wider community of neighbours including residents, businesses and schools. We ask that you play your part in our neighbourhood and be respectful to people & places in and around the College campuses.Take your...
Act Local, Give Global Christmas Appeal 2023

Act Local, Give Global: Christmas Fundraising Appeal

5th 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 Fundraising Campaign 2023The 'Act Local,...

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:      Rules are as follows:You can upload a photo...
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 simply take the time to say that we extend...
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 June 2020, as the Chief Executive of...
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 classes will go ahead next week. All...

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 about issues at College that...

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 please read on! Below you will find the...

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 working with the College catering provider,...
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-time, on-campus, and flexible around...

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 College announced that it was running a...

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 throughout the next academic year and we...

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 working to reschedule Midlothian's...

Welcome to Edinburgh College

28th Aug Welcome to Edinburgh College from EC Students' AssociationWe're really happy to welcome you to Edinburgh College now that the academic year has begun. To help you get your bearings, we've summed up some key info about our role at the College and how we can help you get settled in....

Clubs and Societies 2023/24

28th Aug Hello and welcome to Edinburgh College! We hope you are excited about your year of hard work and education! But College isn't just about learning, it's also about making friends and having fun!That is why Edinburgh College Students' Association runs different clubs and...