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East Durham College Year 11 Open Evening, Thursday 23rd October, 4.30pm till 7pm

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College is holding its key Year 11 open evening of 2014 at the Peterlee Campus on Thursday 23rd October, between 4.30pm and 7.00pm....

UFC Fighter Stops By To Train With Top College Boxing Coach

UFC fighter Ross Pearson trains at the East Durham College sport centre boxing gym

He might have travelled all over the world but UFC fighter Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson looked a little closer to home when he wanted...

Zombies Back For Second Helping

East Durham College Performing Arts students prepare for Haloween

After the success of last year East Durham College will be hosting its Halloween Zombie Run.

The grounds around the College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham,...

Hays Travel Boss Opens College’s New Travel Agency

Hays Travel boss John Jays officially opens EDC Travel

East Durham College’s very own travel agency, EDC Travel, was opened today by Hays Independence Group founder and director, John Hays.

At an event...

College Restaurant Set for Pub Grub Evening

East Durham College's Scene1 Restaurant

East Durham College’s Scene 1 Restaurant is hosting the first of its popular theme evenings for the academic term, Pub Grub.

The Pub Grub evening...

College Students Set To Take Part In National Business Challenge

East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy has teamed up with its Corporate Patrons Jessops and Canon to set students a business challenge.

Launched at the...

Former Sunderland AFC Star Takes Over At College Football Academy

Former Sunderland AFC footballer and head East Durham College football coach Darren Holloway

Former Sunderland star, Darren Holloway has taken over as Head Football Coach at East Durham College’s prestigious football academy.

Darren made over 50 appearances...

Places Still Available On Introductory Floristry Course

East Durham College Floristry student Rebecca Morgan

East Durham College still has a limited number of places available on its part-time floristry course at its Houghall Campus in Durham.

The Introductory...

Durham Flower Festival Set To Return In 2015

Durham Flower Festival Logo

East Durham College is delighted to announce the Durham Flower Festival will return for a second year, following the tremendous success of the inaugural show...

College Students Talk Firearms With Police

College students studying uniformed public services at East Durham College were treated to a talk from Roads Policing and Armed Response Police Officers.

PC Mark...

Scene1 Restaurant Re-Opens For Business Sept 2014

Students from East Durham College's Scene1 restaurant

East Durham College is pleased to announce its fabulous bistro style restaurant, Scene1, is once again taking bookings for lunch and evening meals for the...

Survey for East Durham College from Ofsted

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Please find copies of emails on behalf of Ofsted to: 1) Learners, 2) Employers, 3) Parents/Carers.

1) Further education and skills: Learners

SUBJECT: Survey for...

Shelby Set To Take To The Sky For Charity

Shelby Owens in the atrium at the Peterlee Campus

East Durham College Health & Social Care student Shelby Owens is set for her first parachute jump this weekend.

A brave East Durham College student...

College Salon Graded Amongst The Best By National Association

(L-R) Students Courtney Williams, Lindsay Ruddock, Andrew Bootle, Alison Wilkinson, Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood, Students Karen Redfern, Zoe Fannan and Katie Johnson

(L-R) Students Courtney Williams, Lindsay Ruddock, Andrew Bootle, Alison Wilkinson, Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood, Students Karen Redfern, Zoe Fannan and Katie Johnson.

East Durham College’s...

Fun First For Students At Freshers' Fayre

Pictured: New college student Josh Pettler takes a shot at the Bungee Run at the East Durham College 2014 Freshers' Fayre

Pictured: New college student Josh Pettler takes a shot at the Bungee Run at the East Durham College 2014 Freshers' Fayre.

The new intake of...

Exciting New RHS Courses On Offer To Help You Get Green Fingers

Horticulture student tends to some veg beds at the Houghall Campus

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is set to run a new set of short courses for the new academic year, aimed to get your green...

First Ever Durham Flower Festival Starts To Take Shape

Durham Flower Festival Show Secretary Dianne Weir outside East Durham College's Houghall Campus

Pictured: Durham Flower Festival Show Secretary Dianne Weir outside East Durham College's Houghall Campus.

Things are taking shape ahead of the very first Durham Flower...

Successful ED6 GCSE Course Set To Run Again

Jacqueline Owen, Head of East Durham College's Sixth Form, ED6.

Pictured: Jacqueline Owen, Head of East Durham College's Sixth Form, ED6.

If you have your heart set on doing A Levels as your route to...

College Delighted With First Cohort's A Level Results

Pictured L-R: Kyle Stanforth and Kieran Turnbull, who are both going to Newcastle University to read Cells and Molecular Biology and Business Management respectively and Shannon Robbins who's going to Bedfordshire Uni to read Criminology & Sociology

Pictured L-R: Kyle Stanforth and Kieran Turnbull, who are both going to Newcastle University to read Cells and Molecular Biology and Business Management respectively and...

One Year Anniversary For Link With Community Farm

Students from East Durham College courses at Gateshead's Bill Quay Farm

East Durham College and Gateshead’s Bill Quay Community Farm are celebrating one year since launching animal care courses at the site.

It was just over...

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