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The 'Creative Styling' School Links Competition 2011

A team of local Year 10 and Year 11 hair and beauty pupils have retuned victories from the annual 'Creative Styling' School Links Competition...

EMA Update

The government has announced a £180m bursary scheme to replace the Education Maintenance Allowances which were scrapped in England last...

College To Host Hairdressing Masterclass & Workshop

East Durham College’s Hairdressing Department are pleased to announce they will be holding another of their ever popular master class courses.

This exciting master class...

Students Raise Money For Armed Forces Charity

A group of college students were thrilled to present a cheque for over £300 to Help for Heroes.

The first year students, enrolled on a...

STAR Students Shine

A college in County Durham has praised the efforts of a group of first year students some of whom were at...

Trials Announced For Exciting New Sports Scholarship

East Durham College, which has its Houghall Campus in Durham City, is inviting 16 and 17 year old boys, with...

Proposed Cuts In Public Transport Concessions For Students By Durham Council - Have your say!

Durham County Council is proposing that it cuts all transport concessions to post compulsory students (I.E. After they leave Year 11 having done their GCSEs)....

US University Soccer Team Visits the North East

A leading north east college recently got the chance to take on a touring American university soccer team and narrowly lost 2-1.

East Durham College...

Barbering Students Shine In Blackpool

Three college students were over the moon to pick up medals at a prestigious national hairdressing competition.

The students from East Durham College were part...

Students To Raise Money For Leading Kids Cancer Charity

A group of school pupils and college students are working together to put on a fundraising show in an effort to raise money for charity....

Paul Archer, Aims For Victory

East Durham College student Paul Archer will be stepping back into the ring on April 9.

Paul, who went professional last year, will face Bob Urry...

Students Learn About The Probation Service

A manager with the National Probation Service recently visited a local college to help explain to students what the service does and the important role...

Catering Students Get Ready For St. Patrick's Day Bash 2011

East Durham College will be holding a special St. Patricks Day themed event on Thursday 17th March 2011.

The hospitality and catering students and staff...

Rock the Boat, Baby!

A group of 36 college students are to perform at Ex-Voto, a music fest which will feature an international line up of acts including bands...

Durham Fire Station Visit

A group of East Durham College students got to see first-hand what a career with the Fire & Rescue Service is all about.

The eight...

Sporting Heroes Help Make Kids Day

Over 50 local children, who recently took part in a half term sports club, got a little more than they bargained on.

The children, aged...

College Receives Two Certificates From Royal British Legion

On 25th February 2011 the East Durham College vTalent Year volunteers attended the Lord Lieutenant’s Competition Presentation Evening for the 2010 Poppy Appeal, held at...

Students Prove They Are Up To The Challenge

A group of brave college students got to spend an exciting day taking part in a range of gruelling team...

Leah Finds The Right Route

Leah Turner, who is 19 and lives in Peterlee, is on course to fulfil her career ambitions thanks to taking a Modern Apprenticeship.

After leaving...

Paul Wins Elite Athlete Bursary

While the stars of blockbuster biopic ‘The Fighter' have an anxious wait to discover if they've knocked out the competition at this weekend's Oscars ceremony,...

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