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Christmas Offer On Horse Care Short Course

East Durham College Equine Course Student

East Durham College’s equine department have launched a new deal on their popular ABRS short course, two courses now available for the price of one....

Student Wins Thai Boxing World Championship’s Silver

East Durham College sport student Leigh Newton

A talented East Durham College student has won a silver medal at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union’s World Championship 2015.

Leigh Newton, 17, from...

Mars Hopeful Visits College To Inspire Students

Mars One candidate Hannah Earnshaw visits East Durham College

East Durham College students had a special visit from a candidate hoping to start a new life on Mars.

Hannah Earnshaw, 24, from Birmingham,...

Spring Amateur Gardening Course Returns To Houghall

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture student

Our highly popular gardening courses are seasonal practical courses to suit amateur gardeners of all ages and abilities.

An interest in gardening is all that...

Student Set To Hit The Red Carpet At Out Of This World Premiere

East Durham College Fouondation Music Student Jennifer Hargrave

An East Durham College student has won a competition that will see her rub shoulders with celebrities at this year’s biggest movie premiere.


Barbering and Hairdressing Students Help Out Deserving Clients

East Durham College Hairdressing and Barbering students helping soldiers and families ready for christmas party

Students and staff from East Durham College hair and beauty departments have spent the day lending their skills to a well-deserved cause.

Ten students,...

Houghall Plant Centre Set To Host Christmas Fayre Weekend

Christmas Cones Graphic

East Durham College’s Houghall Plant Centre is getting set to host its 2015 Traditional Christmas Fayre this weekend.

The event, which will take place...

Floristry Students Show Off Skills At National Show

East Durham College Floristry student, Naomi Foy, floristry lecturer Sue Lee, and floristry students, Kate Stokoe and Zoe Blythyn

East Durham College floristry students have been showing off their skills to over 90,000 visitors at a national skills competition in Birmingham.

Students Naomi Foy,...

Barbering Department Join Forces With MHF For Movember

East Durham College Barbering staff and students

Students and staff on barbering courses at East Durham College worked alongside the Men’s Hairdressing Federation to raise money for this year’s Movember campaign....

Apprentice Takes Home Award As He Heads For National Final

East Durham College Engineering Apprentice receives his Outstanding Apprentice of the Year award

An East Durham College engineering apprentice was announced as the winner of a major regional award at a recent ceremony in Harrogate.

James Faulks,...

Media Students Tour Local Radio Station

East Durham College media students with Radio Hartlepool presenter Lee Theasby

East Durham College media students took part in a local radio masterclass as they paid visit to a local town radio station.

The group...

College Catering Team Present Cheque To Charity

Local County Durham Macmillan representatives with students from the East Durham College catering department

Catering staff and students have handed over a cheque to a local charity group after a fundraising day held last month.

Staff and students...

Gareth Making A Splash With Medal Haul

East Durham College student and Sunderland swimming club swimmer Gareth Orr

A talented East Durham College student, on top of achieving very highly on his current college course, has been putting in impressive performances for a...

College Celebrates First Ever Veterinary Nurses Graduation

East Durham College's first veterinary nursing graduates - Rebecca Rickaby, Sandra Ford, Annabel Kerr, Stephanie Bennett

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has come together to celebrate with a very special set of students.

The landbased college, located just outside the...

College Engineering Apprentice Up For Major Regional Award

AKS Ball HR Manager Susan Huntsman, AKS Ball and East Durham College apprentice James Faulks and East Durham College Apprenticeship Trainer/Assessor Dion Bowes

An East Durham College engineering apprentice student has been shortlisted for a major regional award.

James Faulks, 20, from Ingleby Barwick, who studies at...

College Campuses Holds Remembrance Services

East Durham College Houghall Campus Remembrance Stone

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus hosted a remembrance service to remember fallen service men and woman for 2015.

The Royal British Legion service at Houghall,...

Media Students Go Behind The Scenes At Radio Station

East Durham College students Tony McGray, Jason Robson, BBC Tees, Sarah Gray, students, Conner Walker and Brandon Ibbotson

East Durham College media students have paid a special visit to BBC Tees radio station in Middlesbrough.

The Peterlee-based media students, who are currently completing...

College Student Picks Up Award After Taking To The Stage

East Durham College student Corey Fenwick and award winner Georgia Leadbetter

An East Durham College barbering student has received a top regional award, voted for by top local salons.

Georgia Leadbetter, 23, from Seaham won the...

Creative Students Take Part In Inaugural Art Festival

East Durham College Creative industries students taking part in the Why Art Man festival

Students from a range of creative industries courses at East Durham College have been taking part in the inaugural Why Art Man festival in Peterlee...

Former Student Bowled Over By Award Nomination

Former East Durham College student Martin Stephenson

A former East Durham College student is up for a major national groundsmanship award.

Martin Stephenson, 27, from Seaham, has been nominated for the...