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Student Set To Kick Off A New Future In Business

East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Jonathan Hammond

An East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student is looking to kick off an exciting future in the world of football-related business.


East Durham College Hold Wellbeing Day

Hair And Beauty Students Give East Durham College Boxing Scholars Massages

Students at East Durham College have held a wellbeing day at the Peterlee Campus as part of National Apprenticeship Week (9-13 Mar 2015).


Lambing Watch Set To Return To Houghall Campus

East Durham College Houghall Campus student with new born lamb

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is getting set to host the 2015 Lambing Watch event.

The event will be held at Houghall Farm, in Durham,...

Hair & Beauty Team Wins Best North East College Prize… AGAIN!

East Durham College Hair & Beauty students with their models after a fantastic performance at the AHT regional comp in Gateshead

East Durham College’s Hair and Beauty department have once again come out on top at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists regional competition.


College Coaches Set To Be In Corner For National Title Fight

East Durham College Sports Lecturer Nicola Douglas, Sunderland boxer Glenn Foot and East Durham College Head Boxing Coach Dave Binns

Two East Durham College coaches are getting set to be in the corner at a major boxing event this weekend.

East Durham College’s head...

Stallholder Applications Now Open For 2015 Durham Flower Festival

Durham Flower Show Seceretary Dianne Howe with East Durham College Floristry Students

The Durham Flower Festival is happy to announce that it is now taking applications from stallholders, both horticultural and craft, ahead of this year’s event....

Bill Quay Farm To Host College Course Information Days

A mosaic sign at Gateshead's Bill Quay Community Farm

After another fantastic year of courses ran by East Durham College at Gateshead’s Bill Quay Community Farm, staff are gearing up for the next academic...

Early Start For Lambing At Houghall Farm

East Durham College Agriculture students Ellis McLurg, 16, Caitlin Seatree 17, Brian troupe,16 and Nicole Odell,17 with the first Houghall lamb of 2015

Houghall Farm at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has welcomed its first lambs of 2015.

Using specific breeding techniques, staff at the College have...

Students To Put On Valentine’s Dinner Special

Valentines Day Graphic

Why not treat your loved one to a beautiful three course meal this valentine’s day.

East Durham College’s gourmet restaurant, Scene1, will be opening...

Houghall Butchers Shop Open For Business

Students and Houghall Farm Manager Keith Cook get to work making sausages

Houghall Farm at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham, is continuing in its mission to become a fully sustainable farm as it launches two...

Technical Academy Students To The Rescue of Scouts

The Technical Academy's centre manager and stakeholder engagement officer with members from Seaham Scout Hut

A DIY SOS-style rescue mission has transformed a crumbling scout base into a HQ fit for generations to come.

The Farn Scouting Centre, in...

Students Take Part in Young Horticulturist of the Year Heats 2015

East Durham College Horticulture Assessor, Alan McManus, Competition winner Tomas Michael Pearson, third placed Connie Foster, second placed Lee Jordan and over 30s category winner Andrew Gavin MacDonald.

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus today hosted the local heats of The Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year (YHOY) competition.

This first...

Technical Academy Hosts Annual Trade Day

Sean Vickers From Eagle Welding presents student Kris Johnstone with his prize after winning the virtual welding challenge, George Buttinger from Lincoln Electric and The Technical Academy centre manager Rob Hutchinson.

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted its 2015 trade Day event.

A wide range of companies from the construction, building and engineering industry attended...

Busy First 100 Days For EDC Travel

Logo for EDC Travel

East Durham College’s very own travel agency shop, EDC Travel, has hit its first 100 days of trading and business is really taking off....

Award Winning Barber Stops By To Give Students A Masterclass

Top Barber Simon Shaw Visits East Durham College's Peterlee Campus

Hair and barbering students at East Durham College have been treated to a masterclass by internationally renowned award winning barber, Simon Shaw.

Over 80...

East Durham College Peterlee Campus Open Evening, Tuesday 27th January, 4.30pm till 7pm

The East Durham College Peterlee Campus at Night

East Durham College is holding an open evening at the Peterlee Campus on Tuesday 27th January, between 4.30pm and 7.00pm.

The event is perfect for...

Celebrate a Night Of Scottish Tradition

Students with head chef Joe Keenan Stabbing the Haggis

The Scene 1 Restaurant at East Durham College’s Peterlee Campus is set to celebrate in true Scottish style as it prepares to host a Burns...

Peter Jones Enterprise Students Enter North East Dragons’ Den

The 2014/15 intake of the East DurhaM College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Prepare to enter the Dragons Den

East Durham College’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students have been pitching their own business ideas to local entrepreneurs.

The students pitched for an investment in...

Performing Arts Students On Target To Steal The Show

Performing Arts students in their costumes ahead of this years pantomime shows

East Durham College’s performing arts students are busy putting the final touches to this year’s college pantomime, Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood....

Houghall Campus Open Day Event Saturday 17th January, 1pm till 4pm

East Durham College's Houghall Campus Main Building From the Driveway

Have you ever considered a career in animal care, floristry or agriculture? Then a course at East Durham College’s Houghall campus could be right for...