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Peter Jones Students Negotiate Their Way Into Finals

East Durham College's Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students with lecturer Jill Campbell inthe atrium of the Peterlee Campus

The East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy are preparing for the next round of the national negotiation challenge.

A group of talented East Durham College...

New Smallholding Courses Launched at Houghall

A herd of castlemilk and hebredean sheep

Have you ever been watching Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on River Cottage and thought you’d like to set up your own animal smallholding? Well now there is...

College Farm Welcomes New Arrival

Students Kate Ingleby and Laura Smith show off the new hereford calf arrival with curriculum leader and farm manager Keith Cook.

Students Kate Ingleby and Laura Smith show off the new arrival with curriculum leader and farm manager Keith Cook.

East Durham College is happy to...

College Apprentices Excel With Gentoo

East Durham College Apprenticeships Work Placement Officer Alison Stephenson and Gentoo's Mark Charlton prepare to hand over certificates to students (L-R) Mark Thurlbeck, Lewis Robson, Daniel Watt, Robyn Longley, Nicholas Craggs, Kris Nicholson and Adam Wright.

East Durham College Apprenticeships Work Placement Officer Alison Stephenson and Gentoo's Mark Charlton prepare to hand over certificates to students (L-R) Mark Thurlbeck, Lewis Robson,...

Houghall Students Branching out to help Cathedral

Durham Cathedral in the distance looking over the tops of trees

Students from East Durham College are putting their training into practice this week by helping to plant trees on the Durham Cathedral riverbanks.

A team...

Shaun Cummings Takes Home December Uniformed Public Services Student Award

Suzanne Duncan with Shaun Cummings

Shaun Cummings  has been selected for a Student Award for the Uniformed Public Services section at East Durham College.

Shaun, 16, from Peterlee picked...

Abby Holdsworth Takes Home A December Student Award

Suzanne Duncan with Abby Holdsworth

Abby Holdsworth has been selected for a Student Award for the Health and Social Care section at East Durham College.

Abby, 17, from Blackhall,...

Nathan Brown Takes Home Electrical December Student Award

Electric cables on reels

Nathan Brown has been selected for a Student Award for the Electrical department at East Durham College.

Nathan picked up the award at a...

Lauren Easton Wins Animal Care Student Award For December

Suzanne Duncan with Lauren Easton

Lauren Easton has been selected for an East Durham College Student of the Month award for her work on her Animal Care course in December....

Technical Academy Hosts Annual Trade Day 2014

College Students Jack Robinson and Ben Wilkinson talk to Screw Fix Peterlee's Salma Ahmed

College Students Jack Robinson and Ben Wilkinson talk to Screw Fix Peterlee's Salma Ahmed.

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted its 2014 trade Day...

Duo To Play For England Colleges' Rugby XV

ee Little, from Blaydon, and Liam Armstrong, from Hartlepool with rugby ball

Two talented members of the East Durham College rugby scholarship programme have been selected to play at a national level.

Lee Little, from Blaydon,...

Students Get in Shape For Panto

PR picture of the panto cast in full costumes get back to fitness in the college gym

The cast get back to fitness after their Christmas break and ahead of this years East Durham College panto performance.

After over indulging during the...

Peterlee Campus Open Evening Tuesday 28th January, 4.30pm till 7pm

Peterlee Campus main building shot at twilight

East Durham College is holding an open evening at the Peterlee Campus on Tuesday 28th January, between 4.30pm and 7.00pm.

The event is perfect for anyone in Year...

Expert To Share Environmental Health and Safety Advice

Britrisk Safety's green space safety expert Jon Allbutt

Britrisk Safety's green space safety expert Jon Allbutt.

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is set to host a specialist talk on the importance of...

Popular Floristry Course Adds Extra Sessions

After a fantastic response to their new wedding floristry course, staff at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus have decided to take the course to Gateshead’s...

Houghall Open Day Event Saturday 18th January, 1pm till 4pm

Houghall main campus building looking down the entrance drive

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...

College Planning A Bright Future

Artist impression of the internal atrium of the Houghall Campus development

An artist's impression of the planned new atrium at the Houghall campus.

East Durham College have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of their...

Houghall Students' High Degree of Success

Group of students Coral Smith, Demi McLinden, Jena Richeldis Parkin, Levi Jane Brown, Anna-Leigh Carr, Harry Walker, and Samuel Handy, jumping in the air with university prospectuses to celebrate getting places at university

Successful students - (L-R) Coral Smith, Demi McLinden, Jena Richeldis Parkin, Levi Jane Brown, Anna-Leigh Carr, Harry Walker, and Samuel Handy.

Students at East Durham...

Wedding Floristry Course... I Do!

Rebecca Morgan, a Houhgall floristry student, choosing some flowers

Former Houghall floristry student Rebecca Morgan shows off her skills.

Why not say ‘I do’ to a fun new course on offer from the region’s...

College To Offer New Riding School Courses

East Durham College Programme Leader Anne Symons at the launch of the new ABRS accredited short course

East Durham College Programme Leader Anne Symons at the launch of the new ABRS accredited short course.

East Durham College’s equine centre is proud to...

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