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Hot air balloon festival set to take off from Houghall

Hot on the heels of the icy spectacular that was Fire&Ice InDurham, the organisation charged with increasing footfall and return patronage to Durham City, has...

College Achieves Quality Kitemark For Its CEIAG

East Durham College Learner Services Team with Matrix Certificate

East Durham College is delighted to have once again successfully achieved a national quality award for its course and careers information, advice and guidance services,...

Double Celebration For Award Winning Barber

A talented barbering student had two reasons to celebrate last week after he won a silver medal at the recent Association of Hairdressers and Therapists...

Rebecca Takes Budding Florists To New Level

Rebecca Hough, East Durham College Floristry Lecturer

A top award winning florist will be leading East Durham College’s new high level floristry qualifications, starting in September.

Lecturer Rebecca Hough, based in the...

New partnership means better access to agricultural learning for rural students

East Durham College and Teesdale School and Sixth Form have announced an exciting new partnership that aims to make land based-agricultural courses more accessible...

Highly Popular Lambing Event Returns To Houghall

New born Houghall lamb

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is getting set to host its highly popular Lambing Watch event 2017.

Last year over 3,000 people flocked to the...

Technical Academy Hosts Successful Annual Trade Day 2017

Technical Academy Annual Trade Day 2017

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted a highly successful trade exhibition event today.

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

Catering Inter-College Competition 2017

Catering Inter-College Competition 2017

Students from East Durham College took on their counterparts from Darlington College last week in a cookery competition.

The task was to prepare, cook and...

East Durham students film on last plane of its kind in existence

Media students in front of Trident 1C at the North East Land, Sea and Air Museum

Media students from East Durham College enjoyed a unique location filming opportunity when they took their film-making skills to the only Trident 1C passenger plane...

Hard Hitting Shauna Gunning For England Call-Up

Shauna-Leigh Taylor with her The Golden Girl Championship medals

A talented female boxer, who studies and trains at East Durham College in Peterlee, has just returned victorious from her first ever international bout.


Hair & Beauty Team Picks Up Eight Awards At AHT Regional Finals

EDC Hairdressing students at the AHT Regional finals in Gateshead

Students and staff from East Durham College’s hair and beauty department were celebrating yesterday as they picked up an impressive eight medals at the AHT...

Floristry Students Short-listed For National Final

Eve Bennett-Townsend presenting posy to HRH The Princess Royal with Principal Suzanne Duncan

Two talented floristry students, who train at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus in Durham, have recently been short-listed for the finals of a national floral...

College Panto A Huge Success – “Oh Yes It Is!”

Former EDC Foundation Degree student Craig Nunn as Buttons who now studies at the University of Sunderland and Cinderella played by EDC student Catlin Warner

The annual panto season at East Durham College was another huge success this year with over 2,000 people flocking to see the show.

First and...

College’s Scene1 Restaurant Hosts Successful Burns’ Night Supper

East Durham College catering student Aaron Souter

Students and staff at East Durham College’s Scene1 restaurant were celebrating after hosting a highly successful Robert Burns’ Night supper event earlier this week.


Students Battle It Out In Young Horticulturist Of The Year Competition Heats 2017

Adam Wood, 25, from Ormesby in Middlesbrough with Horticulture Lecturer David Scott

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has once again played host the County Durham heats of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year...

Students Take To Boxing Gym To Keep Fighting Fit

Foundation students exercise in the East Durham College boxing gym

A group of East Durham College students have taken to the boxing gym to help get themselves fighting fit. 

Students from the college’s foundation department,...

HRH The Princess Royal officially opens Redeveloped Houghall Campus

HRH The Princess Royal at East Durham College's Houghall Campus unveiling the commemorative plaque

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal opened East Durham College’s redeveloped Houghall Campus, Durham, during a visit on Friday 13th January 2017.

The region’s leading...

HRH The Princess Royal To Officially Open Redeveloped Houghall Campus

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will open East Durham College’s redeveloped Houghall Campus, Durham, during a visit on Friday 13th January 2017.

The region’s...

College Offers New Course To Get You Started In A New Career

Generic image of business documents set for a meeting

East Durham College are delighted to announce they will be offering a new short course to get you started in a new career. 

The level...

First Peterlee Campus 2017 Come To College Event To Take Place

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College’s Peterlee campus will be hosting it’s first Come to College evening of the academic year on Wednesday 11th January between 5pm and...