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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...

New Rugby Coach Takes The Reins

East Durham College Head Rugby Coach Craig Gilmour

East Durham College are delighted to announce a new head rugby coach for the start of the new academic year.

Craig Gilmour has joined...

Durham Flower Festival Takes Shape

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Things are taking shape ahead of the 2015 Durham Flower Festival.

Set over two days in August, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th, the East...

Top Results For College's A-Level Students

ED6 students Beth Telfer, Sarjun Dhillon and Bethany Waters receive their A-Level Results

East Durham College’s full time A-level students results has seen the college achieve a 98.2% pass rate.

Nervous students filed into the East Durham...

Exam Result Collection Days Information

2015 exam results graphic

Results for East Durham College students will be available for collection on the following dates/times:

AS & A2 results - Thursday 13th August (between 9am...

College Offers New Cash Reward Scheme From September 2015

East Durham College Cash Reward Scheme Banner

East Durham College is happy to announce it will be offering a new cash reward scheme to students from the new academic year.

Starting this...

Former Student Suzi Is Taking Over The Airwaves

Former East Durham College student and now Heart FM radio producer Suzi Martin

Former East Durham College student Suzi Martin has gone on to take over the airwaves in the north east since leaving college, helping people wake...

College Launches New Free Bus Offer For Students With Arriva

An Arriva bus in Durham's market square

From this September, East Durham College students will now be able to use Arriva buses to get to college and home again completely free of...

Durham Flower Festival Announces New Lead Sponsor

Representatives from Agricultural Polymers Ltd. and East Durham College/Durham Flower Festival at the Houghall Campus

The Durham Flower Festival are delighted to announce Agricultural Polymers International as the event’s lead sponsor of this year’s show.

In its second year, the...