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College Achieves New Silver TEF Award

East Durham College Peterlee campus with TEF Silver award logo

East Durham College are thrilled and proud to announce they have been awarded the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver award by the Higher Education...

Alex Shows Off His Skills & Impresses Lecturers

Dunlop Multi-Skills Champion competition 2017

A lucky and talented student from East Durham College got the chance to take part in the grand final of a national construction skills competition....

ED6 Students Win Prestigious STEM Research Placements

Three college science students have secured highly sought-after research placements, where they will get to learn from some of the top brains in Britain and...

New Jobs Are A Beauty

Two talented college students have just landed their dream jobs ahead of finishing their course this summer.

Beauty therapy students Katie Adey, 19, Houghton-le-Spring, and...

East Durham College Student To Battle It Out In Peter Jones' Boardroom For National Entrepreneur Award

Amelia-Jayne Chapman from East Durham College's Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy announces top student finalists for National Entrepreneur of the Year 2017.

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy has revealed that a student...

Creating a Resilient Mindset Through Competition

East Durham College is committed to offering an outstanding and inclusive education, providing individuals, the community and the local economy with every opportunity to succeed....

Double Celebration for Birthday Boy Grant

John Surtees, Andrew Brown, Grant Akers, Councillor Mrs Kathleen Archer and Councillor Dora Fraser

A young horticulture apprentice got the prefect birthday surprise today when he was rewarded with a full time job from his employer.

Grant Akers, from...

Floristry Department Secure Top Prizes At Prestigious Show

Mohawk floral display

East Durham college is celebrating after some impressive performances at one of Britain’s major floristry competitions.

Floristry staff and students from East Durham College’s Houghall...

North East Inter-College Skills Competitions Celebration Event 2017

North East Inter-College Skills Competition Celebration Event 2017 - Trophies

Talented college students from across our region gathered together today to celebrate their winning efforts in the 2016/17 North East inter-college skills competitions.

The end-of-year...

East Durham College launches new Foundation degree (FdA) in counselling

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East Durham College is extremely proud to announce, that from September 2017, the college will be offering a Foundation degree (FdA) in counselling to complement...

Macauley Wins Inter College ICT Competition

Macauley Dean

A student from East Durham College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham, has just won a North East Inter College competition in ICT.

Macauley Dean, 16, from...

Everyone Aboard

The Growing Healthy bus

The Growing Healthy bus has arrived at East Durham College and will spend the rest of the week at the Peterlee-based college, offering its students...

A Plumb Job By Josh

Rob Hutchinson and Josh Wilkinson

A plumbing student from East Durham College has recently won the North East Inter-College Plumbing Competition Final 2017.

Josh Wilkinson, 17, from Hartlepool, emerged victorious...

Houghall Students Win Big At North East Floristry Competition

Competition floral display by Houghall student

East Durham College is celebrating as a group of its students saw their skills bloom at a regional floristry competition.

Floristry students from East Durham...

Hairdressing Student Abbey Bags Silver

Hair style East Durham College

A highly talented East Durham College hairdressing student picked up a silver medal at a recent skills competition in our region.

The event saw college...

Students Make Kind Donation

EDC students at Shotton Primary School

A group of East Durham College students were bursting with pride last week has they handed over some handmade outdoor play equipment to some local...

Hot air balloon festival set to take off from Houghall

Hot on the heels of the icy spectacular that was Fire&Ice InDurham, the organisation charged with increasing footfall and return patronage to Durham City, has...

College Achieves Quality Kitemark For Its CEIAG

East Durham College Learner Services Team with Matrix Certificate

East Durham College is delighted to have once again successfully achieved a national quality award for its course and careers information, advice and guidance services,...

Double Celebration For Award Winning Barber

A talented barbering student had two reasons to celebrate last week after he won a silver medal at the recent Association of Hairdressers and Therapists...

Rebecca Takes Budding Florists To New Level

Rebecca Hough, East Durham College Floristry Lecturer

A top award winning florist will be leading East Durham College’s new high level floristry qualifications, starting in September.

Lecturer Rebecca Hough, based in the...

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