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Royal Visit Celebrates Thirty Years of DurhamLesotho Link

A view in Lesotho

Their Majesties King Letsie III and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso, The King and Queen of Lesotho will be making an official visit to the Diocese of...

Barbering Students Lend Time To Help Homeless Charity

East Durham College barbering students with Haircuts4Homeless team members,  Stewart Roberts and Lee Dixon, at the first Durham event.

A team of kind-hearted students from East Durham College have spent a morning in Durham lending their expertise and skills to homeless people in the...

Community Work Gives IT Student Nomination For National Award

John Crich with East Durham College programme area leader for Business and IT, Jill Tones

An East Durham College IT student’s work in the local community hasn’t gone unnoticed as he has been nominated for a prestigious national award.


Former College Boxer Now Hitting It Big In Construction

East Durham College joinery lecturer, Dom Hunt, Luke O’Rourke and East Durham College joinery lecturer, Joe Atherton.

A former East Durham College boxing and joinery student has returned to college to talk to students about his success since leaving.

Luke O’Rourke,...

Free Arriva Bus Service To Continue In 2016-17

Arriva Bus in Durham City Centre

East Durham College is pleased to announce that it will once again be offering a free bus service to students from across the north east...

Course Launched To Help Teenagers Gain Employment

East Durham College Engage 16+ staff and students

Students on a new course at East Durham College have been working as a team to renovate a college building.

The Engage 16+ course...

Multi-Skilled Tristan Is Off To Dunlop Skills Final

Dunlop Technical Support Manager, Gareth Birks, East Durham College Construction student, Tristan Osborne, East Durham College Painting and Decorating lecturer, Adrian Otty and East Durham College brickwork lecturer, Peter Sinclair

An East Durham College student is heading off to a national final to show off all his construction skills.

Tristan Osborne, 35, from Peterlee,...

College To Host Apprenticeship Information Event

Joy global apprentices and East Durham College engineering students

East Durham College are holding an information evening for Year 10 and Year 11 students and parents on Apprenticeships.


Gareth Adds More Medals To Impressive Collection

East Durham College student Gareth Orr shows off his Swimming medals

A talented East Durham College student has picked up three medals after competing in the pool at a Special Olympics event.

Gareth Orr, 22,...

College Football Team Secure The Double

East Durham College mens football team 2015-16

East Durham College football team have wrapped up the double as they won the cup after securing the division one league title last month.


Specialist Computer Coding Academy Launched

Computer coding

East Durham College is delighted to announce the launch of their new Coding Academy based at the Peterlee Campus.

From September 2016, students will...

Beauty Students Shine At Regional Competitions

East Durham College Beauty students Summer Scotter and Heather Patton

Two talented East Durham College beauty students have just picked up top three finishes in two hotly contested inter-college competitions.

Heather Patton, 18, from...

IT and Business Team Up To Join Accenture For Work Experience

East Durham College IT student, Miles Pinkney, Accenture tech tutor, Matt O’Brien and East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student, Cameron Parker

Business and IT students from East Durham College have spent the week getting a taste for the world of work whilst taking up a number...

Houghall Campus Development Update May 2016

The new East Durham College Houghall campus indoor equine arena

East Durham College’s Houghall campus redevelopment remains on track for opening ahead of the new academic year starting in September.

The £12 million project,...

Asbestos Experts Deliver Training To Construction Students

East Durham Joinery lecturer Joe Atherton, East Durham College students Leyton Ramsay and Callum Scott and Omega Asbestos Consulting’s Commercial Director Steven Hubery

Students on a range of construction-based courses at East Durham College have been treated to some free safety training that will help prepare them for...

College Students Are A Cut Above The Rest

East Durham College barbering student, Georgia Leadbetter, East Durham College barbering lecturer, Alison Scattergood and East Durham College barbering student, Kirsty Brownless.

Two East Durham College barbering students have been nominated for prestigious awards in a national competition. 

Georgia Leadbetter, 23, from Seaham and Kirsty...

Lee Comes Out On Top In Inter-College Plumbing Competition

Lee Dodds, winner of Inter-College Plumbing Competition

An East Durham College student took first place in a recent skills competition between local colleges. 

Lee Dodds, 44, from Haswell, came out on top...

Hard-Working Painting and Decorating Students Are Off To University

East Durham College painting and decorating students Daniel Meynell and Shauna Coles

Two East Durham College students are taking there painting and decorating courses to the next level as they are set to head off to university....

College Staff And Students Come Together To Raise Awareness For Charity

East Durham College hair and beauty staff help raise awareness of retinoblastoma

A number of different course areas from East Durham College have come together this week to put on a number of events to help raise...

College Student Opens Doors To His New Salon

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood with East DurhaM College barbering student Lewis Coils

An award-winning East Durham College student has launched his own business as he sets out to complete his final year of qualifications.