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Six Sustainable Things to do this Summer

Six Sustainable Things To Do This Summer

28th Jun
 Thank you to everyone who came to visit the Swap Shop at Granton campus over the past couple of weeks. We have given away 35kg of clothing which has saved 131kg of CO2 - helping you save money and the planet! Things are winding down at ECSA...

Pride 2021: Prouder than ever

17th Jun
 The month of June is Pride Month and is a great opportunity to celebrate the LGBT community and reflect on the history of the LGBT movement. The first Pride Parade took place in New York in 1970 and has since grown and developed  into a global...

End of Year Report 2020-21

15th Jun
 Well, what a year that was, a year like no other!  As President of the Students’ Association, I am so proud of how ECSA has not only faced the many unpredictable challenges the last 12 months has thrown at us, but, as a team, I believe we...

The Great Big Student Thank You: the List

1st Jun
 At ECSA we know this year has been tough for everyone, but we also know there have been incredible people across the college who have made a real difference to students, to classmates and to the overall college experience.Throughout May, students...

Apply to access a free bike!

26th May
 We're delighted to be able to offer our students the opportunity to apply to get a bike from us for free! This is to allow students who want to cycle more, but don't have the resources to be able to buy their own bike, an opportunity to get...

Mental Health Awareness Week: Nature

10th May
 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week! The Mental Health Foundation run this awareness campaign every year, and this year the focus is nature. They chose this theme as evidence shows that being in nature has powerful beneftis for our mental...

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

5th May
 This week is Deaf awareness week and to mark it we have teamed up with Fife College Students’ Association to celebrate our Deaf/hard of hearing students.Deaf Awareness Week 2021 is focusing on ‘coming through it together’ and in that spirit we...

International Compost Awareness Week

4th May
 This International Compost Awareness Week (2 - 8 May) we want to share some tips on composting and reducing your food waste - things that can save you money AND protect the planet!The Compost Research and...

ECSA presents: The GREAT Big Student Thank You

29th Apr
 ECSA is proud to present The GREAT BIG Student Thank you. An initiative that is all about recognising anyone who has helped you or your class through the last year at Edinburgh College.At ECSA we know this year has been tough for everyone,...

Housing & Finance Survey 2021: The results

20th Apr
 This winter, we conducted a survey open to all Edinburgh College students to get a better idea of their current housing and financial situation.Those who took part were asked questions which were relevant to their accommodation type around areas...

Have a clear out this Easter Holiday!

1st Apr
 Happy Easter! With spring right on our doorstep, and with an end to lock down in sight, now is the perfect time to do a spring clean to declutter your home. (And find those lost Easter eggs!)This gives a great opportunity to give your pre-loved...

2021 Scottish Parliament Election: Register to Vote

1st Apr
 Voters across Scotland will go to the polls on 6 May to elect members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs). The vote is now held every five years, and this will be the sixth election in its history.Registering on the electoral roll and voting...

Elections 2021: Congratulations to our new student officers!

26th Mar
 After our first all online election campaign week, we're very pleased to announce the results of the 2021 ECSA Full-time Officer Elections!Firstly, thanks to all the students who took the time to vote - your choice has given the...

Elections 2021: Meet the Candidates

12th Mar
 Nominations for our Annual ECSA Elections have now closed and we are delighted to announce the list of candidates who have put themselves forward for your consideration!A total of 6 students have stepped forward to compete in the annual...

Wellbeing Wednesdays - Cook-along

8th Mar
 As part of our Wellbeing Wednesday session on 17th March, we'll be hosting a live cook-along with our Go Green team! Come and join us at 4:30pm to make a tasty vegetable pie, while chatting about the environmental, financial, and health and...