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Staff And Students Come Together to Raise Money For Cancer Charity

Hair, Beauty And Barbering students from East DurhaM College who helped raise money for charity, CHECT

Hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy students and staff from East Durham College have spent a week raising money for national eye cancer charity Childhood Eye...

Laura Named Top Beauty Student In The Region

Beauty Student Laura Dovaston with her model

An East Durham College student has been crowned as the best student beautician in the region at a recent inter college competition.

Laura Dovaston, 20,...

Bill Quay Farm Course Information Events

Bill Quay Farm Sign

Members of staff from East Durham College’s Animal Care department are two course information and sign up events at Gateshead’s Bill Quay Farm.


Callum Nails North East Inter College Joinery Finals

East Durham College Lecturer Dominic Hunt and student Callum Newton

An East Durham College joinery student has been named the best trainee joiner in the region after beating off opponents in a prestigious inter-college competition....

Andrew Takes Silver At Nationals

Andrew Boote WIth His Second Place Certificate and Award

Barbering student Andrew Boote has been named as one of the top barbering students at a recent national competition.

Andrew, 20, from Seaham, picked...

Rachel’s Designs To Make A Difference

East Durham College ED6 Student Rachel Martin

A sixth former studying graphic design has been getting creative to help out a local charity.

East Durham Sixth Form student Rachel Martin has...

Dance Students Gear Up For Theatre Showcase

East Durham College Dance Academy students for 2015.

East Durham College’s Dance Academy students are putting the final touches together ahead of a major performance this weekend.

The students will be taking...

College Gearing Up For Annual Spring Fayre

Eva Leng, 8, with a bird of prey from Durham Falconry

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is gearing up once again to host its annual spring show.

The 2015 Houghall Spring Show is set to...

Barbers Up For Top Honours As They Enter Top 10

Barbering students Courtney Williams, Andrew Boote and Sarah Grant with lecturer Alison Scattergood

Four student barbers from East Durham College have made it into the final 10 in a prestigious national competition.

Students Courtney Williams, 18, Sarah...

Free Bus To Continue To Give Students Access From Across North East

ED6 Student Jessica Rhodes With An East DurhaM College Free Bus Banner

East Durham College is pleased to announce that it will once again be offering a free bus service to students from across the north east...

Sweet Delivery By Students At Harrogate Flower Show

East Durham College Floristry students display at 2015 Harrogate Spring Flower Show

East Durham College floristry students baked up a bronze award for their floristry display at this year’s Harrogate Flower Show.

The students took part in...

Long Term College Governor Comes To End of Service

East Durham College principal Suzanne Duncan, College Governor John Harding, and Chair of the Corporation David Butler

East Durham College has honoured a long serving Governor for his continuous hard work over 32 year association with the College.

John Harding, 60,...

College Students Get Prepared For Work

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Students with awards and prizes from their part in Barclays Prepare For Work Week

Students from East Durham College have been given the opportunity to improve their employability skills as part of Prepare for Work, a new programme designed...

College Set For Annual Apprenticeship & Open Day

The East Durham College Peterlee Campus

East Durham College’s Peterlee Campus is getting set to host its annual April Open Day and Apprenticeship Event.

The event will take place between...

Winner Crowned In Rotary Club & East Durham College Photography Competition

Peterlee Rotary Club's Ray Sheraton with students Corey Fishwick & William Graydon

A winner has been chosen after students battled it out to become the College’s best student photographer.

Students at East Durham College, in Peterlee,...

Students Meet Deadline To Register For General Election

East Durham College students register to vote in general election

East Durham College students are been encouraged to make their voices heard by registering to vote.

Today is the final deadline for members of the...

East Durham College RFU Sinks Bridgwater College To Make First-Ever National Final

The 2014-15 East Durham College Rugby Union Team

East Durham College’s Rugby Union team have advanced to the Association of College’s National Plate Final 2015.

The Peterlee-based team have come through four rounds...

National Accredited Accounting Courses Come To College

AAT Logo

East Durham College has been accredited by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) to deliver its accounting qualifications.

AAT is a professional qualification and membership body....

Lecturer Joins Barbering Royalty For Great Cause

Wahl's Simon Shaw, East Durham College Barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood and The Geordie Barber Chris Moon

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood received a very special phone call asking her to go along and help out one of the world’s...

Top Film Institute Rewards Student With Mentoring Prize

East Durham College Sixth Form ED6 student Sarah Maher

An East Durham College Sixth Form (ED6) student has been selected for an amazing prize by the British Academy of Film and Arts for her...