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Elections 2022: Meet the candidates

4th Mar
 Nominations have closed and we are happy to announce the candidates for the 2022 ECSA Elections.ECSA is here to represent all students at Edinburgh College, which means what we do changes to suit the needs of students. Each year we host...

It's Food Waste Action Week!

3rd Mar
 The 7th - 11th March is Food Waste Action Week! We are raising awareness and showing you how to minimise your food waste, and save money!Food waste is a huge yet avoidable contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, which is...

Student Housing Rights

1st Mar
 Student protestNUS Scotland has organised a student led protest that will be held outside of the Scottish Parliament on the 23rd of a March from 12-1pm, calling for the Scottish Government to take action on some of the long and well-known...

Ukrainian Appeal Thank you!

1st Mar
 A massive thank you to all the staff and students who have supported the Ukraine Appeal we are no longer accepting donations as the OPIR team has set off for the Ukrainian refugees, If you still wish to donate please check out the Ukraine...

Sign up to our Walking Challenge! (closed)

28th Feb
 Are you looking to save money, get more active, or challenge yourself? Then join ECSA in signing up to our Walking Challenge! Walking more often not only helps you save money and reduce your carbon footprint by switching journeys away...

Net Zero Champion Award Winners 2022!

25th Feb
 Edinburgh College and Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA) have been named as winners of the first ever Net Zero Award at the eleventh annual Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, held last night (Thursday 24 February).ECSA...

LGBT+ History Month 2022

31st Jan
 LGBT+ History Month 2022LGBT+ History month marks a time in the year where we can reflect and learn from those pioneers in our history who paved the way for us and pay our respects. It’s also a chance to reflect on how we can learn from...

Elections 2022: Nominations are open!

26th Jan
 The Students' Association is led by a team of elected students also known as full time officers. Each year they are up for election, and that's where students just like you come in!Nominations are now open and all current Edinburgh College...

Coming soon: Elections 2022

20th Jan
 The Students' Association is run by a team of elected students also known as full time officers. Each year they are up for election, and that's where you come in!ECSA is here to represent all students at Edinburgh College, which means what we do...
Image of Edinburgh as background. Text: Housing and Finance survey. Win an Acer Aspire 3 laptop.

The 2022 Student Housing and Finance Survey

20th Jan
 We're keen to find out about student housing and finances, and need you to tell us how you're doing! One lucky winner will be selected to win an Acer Aspire 3 laptop, delivered to your home. We'll be picking a number of winners with some smaller...

New Year Travel Pledge (Closed)

17th Jan
 Edinburgh College Students' Association are here to help you with your New Year resolutions for 2022!Do you want to save money or get active after Christmas? You can do both by travelling using more sustainable methods (walking, cycling...

Free Bus Travel for under 22's

11th Jan
 The Under 22's Free Bus Travel scheme will be launching from 31 Janury. This scheme aims to encourage greener travel patterns and increase opportunities for young people in terms of employment, education and social activities. If you are 5-21...

Welcome back to college!

11th Jan
 As we all come back to college this week, we hope you all had a relaxing holiday, and are recharged and ready to face 2022!We heard in the college update before Christmas that classes are going to be online-only for the next two weeks...

Go Green Hubs: Semester 1 Waste Savings and Holiday Closure Dates

15th Dec
 Our Go Green Hubs have been open on campuses for 6 weeks and we have already saved over one metric tonne of food and textiles from going to waste and helped create a circular economy across our campuses. Since November, our...

Jobs: Student Destination Interviewers (Closed)

14th Dec
 Student Destination InterviewersHours per week: 15 hours guaranteed over a 3 week period. Hours are flexible depending on your College timetablePay rate: Approx. £10.50 per hourContract: Term timeLocation of work: OnlineNote that you will be...