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Freshers' Fair Goes With A Bang!

East Durham College held their annual freshers’ fair, at their Peterlee and Houghall Campuses over the 16th & 17th September.

The fair gave students the...

Learn About The Birds & The Bees

It’s not what you think, but East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is pleased to announce they will be running short...

Professional Boxer Training At East Durham College

Local hero Glenn Foot, 22, from Sunderland has been working with leading boxing coach David Binns in preparation for his first professional fight - on...

A First Class Result For Shaun

A former student of East Durham College has just been awarded a scholarship to study for a Ph.D at the University of Teesside.

Shaun Wellburn,...

Gold Medal Presented By Mayor Of Gateshead

A team of students struck gold at the recent Gateshead Summer Flower Show, when they won the Gold Medal for the Best Horticultural College Exhibit....

Principal's First 100 Days At EDC

The new boss of high-achieving East Durham College has spoken to the Hartlepool Mail about his first 100 days at...

Annual Student Awards 2010

The prestigious East Durham College Annual Student Awards ceremony was held last night.

The awards event was held at the College’s Peterlee Campus and attended...

PPP Fundraising For Macmillan Cancer Support

A group of students from East Durham College were very proud to recently present a cheque to a worthy charity.

The 6 students, on the...

Magicaboola Have College Bouncing

Magicaboola Brassband from Livorno in Tuscany played an impromptu gig at East Durham College, Peterlee, before they flew home to Italy.

Very big and very...

Parents Give College The Thumbs Up

East Durham College are pleased to announce the results of their 2010 Parents’ Survey. The survey asked the parents of students at both the Peterlee...

EDC Gains Accredited Basketball School Status

East Durham College are delighted to announce that their Basketball Development Centre has recently been awarded ‘Accredited Basketball School’ status.

The award has been graded...

Shotton Hall Pupils Drop Into EDC

Over 30 Year-10 pupils from Shotton Hall School, Peterlee, dropped into East Durham College to get a taste of life as a sport student.

The...

Hot Desk Records - Single Launch Satellite

Hot Desk Records is a student run independent record label based at East Durham College, Peterlee and supported by Be Enterprising, Durham's Enterprise is Education...

Student Rises To The Challenge

Student Callum Lindsay, aged 18 from Darlington, has qualified to compete at a prestigious national horse riding event.

Callum, who has cerebral palsy and is...

Taster Of Life At Askham Bryan College

On Tuesday 15th June, 33 students from East Durham College’s Houghall Campus went for a Higher Education taster day at Askham Bryan College in York....

Goalkeeper Training Off To A Flyer

Yesterday 12 young goalkeepers, aged between 9 and 15, took part in the first ever specialist goalkeeping training programme to be offered to the community...

New Basketball Coach

East Durham College are delighted to announce that students, enrolled at their Basketball Development Centre, will benefit from the experience and expertise of a leading...

Dalton Park Customers In For Some Tranquillity

Students from East Durham College yesterday opened a new beauty and tanning salon at Dalton Retail Park near Seaham.

Enterprising beauty students from the College...

Deaf Dog & Teen Pal 'Talk' Using Sign Language

A deaf dog is communicating through sign language with the help of a teenage pal who has a brain tumour.
 
Rescue dog April,...

Super Mum Wins Award

Louise Usher, a mature student from Peterlee, was recently presented with the Student Award for Sport for June.

Louise will soon complete a 2-year Foundation...

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