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Over 100 University Places for East Durham College Students

115 students from East Durham College are celebrating this week after finding out they have been accepted onto higher education courses.

Students will be studying...

The Results Are In – ED6 Celebrates 100% A-Level Pass Rate for 2nd Year Running

It’s time for the students of East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) to celebrate with their family, classmates and teachers after achieving excellent results in their...

NCS Brings Students Together Through Bug Hotel Project

Bug Hotel to East Durham College Positive Steps Nursery

The bug hotel is open for business! A group of young people completing the NCS programme with East Durham College are spending their summer holidays...

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Joins Prestigious Institution

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

A college lecturer has become the first person from an education provider to be recognised by an elite hairdressing society.

East Durham College barbering lecturer...

Bradley Lowery EDC Tribute

EDC Staff in football tops for Bradley Lowery tribute

Staff at the college came to work today in their football tops as a tribute to Bradley Lowery.

Six-year-old Bradley Lowery, whose plight touched the...

Apprentices Aim For Full Time Career At Mecaplast

Four Mecaplast Apprentices with Dion Bowes

Four budding engineers are aiming to secure full time positions when they complete their apprenticeships with Mecaplast Peterlee.

Connor Bennett, 18, Ryan Esteris, 19, Daniel...

Female Plasterer Set To Start Own Business

East Durham College female plasterer Margaret Temple

A talented student from East Durham College has swapped her carers uniform for work overalls to become, she believes, one of only two qualified female...

East Durham College Student Presented Inspirational Award by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones

Imogen Johnson is presented her award from HRH The Duke of York KG, Peter Jones CBE and Neil Old CEO at Jessops who sponsored the award. IMAGE: CPG PHOTOGRAPHY

Imogen Johnson, a student from East Durham College won the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy’s ‘Inspirational Student of the Year’ award during a London ceremony last...

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

Two ladies chatting over coffee

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...