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College Welcomes First Students To HE Engineering Course

Joshua Bell, Connor Rippon, East Durham College engineering lecturer Brian Rowe and Connor Mason

East Durham College are delighted to welcome the first set of students on to its new higher education engineering course.

The new Higher National Certificate...

Peterlee Campus To Host Higher Education Fair

East Durham College Peterlee campus atrium

East Durham College is getting set to play host to a higher education fair this week. 

The event will take place at East Durham College’s...

Students Take Over The Hotseat

East Durham College principals with Peter Jones Enterprise Students

Students from East Durham College have been given the opportunity to take over major roles at the college for the day as part of a...

Floristry Team Set To Show Off Skills To National Audience

East Durham College floristry students

A team of college floristry staff and students are setting off to represent the sector at a major skills expo in Birmingham.

The floristry team,...

Apprentices Up For Prestigious Award

Adisorn Khampan and Connor Duncan, receive awards from the Institute of Welding earlier in 2016, and are now both nominated for the EEF First Year Apprentice Award.

A set of talented apprentices have been shortlisted for a prestigious regional apprentice award.

Connor Duncan, 20, from Billingham who works for Hope Construction, Matthew...

College Holds Remembrance Service

Remembrance Wreaths at the Houghall Campus Memorial Stone

Staff and students across East Durham College’s campuses have taken part in remembrance services today to pay tribute to fallen service men and woman.


Staff, Students and Animals Settle Into their New Surroundings

East Durham College equine student with horses at the new Houghall campus equine centre stables

Staff, students, animals and livestock have now all settled in after the completion of the redevelopment of East Durham College’s Houghall Campus.

The college celebrated...

Peterlee Campus November 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 2nd November between 5pm and...

Scene1 Restaurant To Host Country And Western Night

Country and western image

East Durham College’s Scene1 restaurant, is set to bring the taste of America to Peterlee this week.

The restaurant will be holding a Country...

College Care Course Success Rates Ranked Best In The North East

East Durham College childcare students and children from the Positive Steps Day Nursery

Success rates on care related courses at East Durham College have ranked top amongst college’s around the north east region.

The latest set of...

Former Students Hitting The Target In Sport And Business

Arjun and Amar Purewal at the East Durham College Peterlee campus.

Two hard-working former East Durham College sports students have returned to college to talk about their international sporting success.

Football-loving brothers Arjun and Amar...

Creative Industries Students Help Show Off The Best Of Peterlee

East Durham College creative industries staff and students at Peterlee's Apollo Pavillion

Creative industries students from East Durham College have been taking part in special events over the weekend celebrating all things Peterlee.

Stemming from last...

College Lends A Hand For Company Charity Day

East Durham College barber Alison Scattergood shaves off Sotech employee Gary Wheatley's beard for charity

East Durham College were delighted to be able to help a local company during their annual charity day last week.

Manufacturing company Sotech Peterlee...

Spooky Goings On As College Students Return To Hartlepool For Halloween

East Durham College Creative Industries students set to take part in The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool Halloween experience

Spooky goings-on will return to Hartlepool thanks to a museum event which has become an annual attraction. 

The National Museum of the Royal Navy...

Agriculture Students Get Hands On With Top Equipment

East Durham College Agriculture students get ready to plough the Houghall Campus fields

Agriculture students at East Durham College’s Houghall campus spent time last week working with a brand new state-of-the-art tractor.

Students spent two days working...

Sport Centre Takes Part In New Family Fitness Initiative

My Sporting Chance participants at the East Durham College Sport Centre

A new family fitness initiative in east Durham is reaping healthy gains having worked with over 200 young people and their parents.

My Sporting...

New RHS Course Launched At Houghall Campus

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture student

East Durham College are delighted to announce they are offering an exciting new Royal Horticultural Society course.

The RHS Level 3 certificate in the principles...

EDC Travel Celebrates Second Birthday

EDC Travel store manager Julie Heath celebrates with East Durham College Travel and Tourism students

East Durham College’s very own travel agency is celebrating two years of trading.

Launched in 2014, EDC Travel was set up by the college...

Former ED6 Students Drop By After Successful Start To University Life

Former ED6 studnts Sarj Dhillon and Alice Ridsdale

Three former East Durham College Sixth Form (ED6) students spent the afternoon catching up with their former lecturers and inspiring new students ahead of their...

Barbering Apprentice Takes Third Place At Major Event

Barbering apprentice Craig Harman and East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

A north east barbering apprentice, who studies with East Durham College, has picked up a bronze award after finishing 3rd in a national competition.