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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...

Students Visited By Award Winning Poet

ED6 English students with award winning poet Sinead Morrissey

East Durham College Sixth Form students have been treated to a workshop by an award winning poet, as she toured the north east.


Former Student Inspires New Intake To Future In Nursing

Former East Durham College care student and current Teeside University paediatric nursing student Elly Kirton

Students studying on care courses at East Durham College have been given an insider’s view of the path to a career in nursing thanks to...

College Travel Agency Celebrates First Birthday

East Durham College Travel and tourism student, Leah Williams, EDC Travel store manager, Julie Heath, and Travel and Tourism student Nikkita King

A travel agency ran with the help of Easy Durham College students is celebrating its first birthday as it continues to go from strength-to-strength....

Students Taught About Life On The Airwaves

Media student Rebecca Wilson, Heart North East drive time presenter, Tom Campbell, Heart North East drive time producer, Craig Stewart, East Durham College media lecturer Suzi Martin, and East Durham College media student Lewis MacDonald

East Durham College media students have been taught a radio masterclass by two stars of local north east radio.

Heart North East drive time...

New Welding Short Course Launched

Student taking part in a welding exercise

East Durham College has launched a new short course in welding for 16-18 year olds at its specialist facility in Peterlee.

The course, which will...

Houghall Campus Year 11 Open Evening Wednesday 14th October 2015

Houghall Campus Driveway

East Durham College’s Houghall campus is getting set to host its annual October open evening this Wednesday.

The open evening at the Durham City...

FA Girls' Football Festival Set To Take Place At Peterlee Campus

Referee masterclass at FA Girls' Football Festival

Following a successful Girls’ Football Week engaging 16,000 in football, the FA Girls’ Football Festival programme will be heading to East Durham College‘s Peterlee Campus...

Dance Stars Set To Host Workshop At East Durham College

Chris and Wes, Winners of Sky 1's Got To Dance set to visit East Durham College

East Durham College’s Peterlee campus will be hosting two very special dance workshops being run by three of the country’s leading professional dancers.


Multi-Million Pound Houghall Development Gets Underway

East Durham College Vice Principal, Brian Fitzgerald, Wilmott Dixon Senior Bid Manager, Ray Nugent, Wilmott Dixon Senior Site Manager, Chris Fenwick, North East LEP Vice Chair, Andrew Hodgson, East Durham College Principal Suzanne Duncan, East Durham College Director of Estates, Services and Resources, Jim Blower & Lambert Property Solutions Project Manager, Ian Lambert

East Durham College are delighted to announce that work is underway on their multi-million pound redevelopment of the Houghall Campus.

The building-work on the Durham...

Apprentices Engineering Their Way To Top Qualifications

DPE Automotive HR HSE Manager, Michael Dockerty, East Durham College Business Development Advisor, Emma Norbury, Martin Clutterbuck & Adisorn Khampan.

Two engineering apprentices are set to start new roles with a major local engineering provider whilst studying their qualifications with East Durham College.


Scene 1 Set To Open Its Doors

East Durham College catering students Charlotte Tubman, Alex Whittington and Chantelle Docherty.

East Durham College’s bistro-style restaurant Scene 1 is set to reopen its doors as the new academic term gets underway.

Now that the new academic...

Employability Courses Go From Strength To Strength

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East Durham College’s employability team has had another successful year as they help hundreds of people in the local area gain new qualifications, with some...