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MEP Tours Houghall Campus Redevelopment

East Durham College vice-principal, Graeme Blench, Paul Brannen MEP, East Durham College Principal Suzanne Duncan

A member of the European Parliament has visited East Durham College’s Houghall campus to speak with a number of different departments and get a guided...

Access To HE Student Becomes Access To HE Lecturer

Former Access to HE Student Elizabeth Shipley

Hartlepool-born Elizabeth attended Brierton Community School and left to work in beauty therapy before going onto teach beauty at Hartlepool FE and then East Durham...

An Interview With Former Student And Renowned Head Chef Craig Atchinson

Former East DurhaM College student and now head chef Craig Atchinson

Growing up in the small colliery town of Horden in the North East in the early 80’s, Chef Craig Atchinson remembers the very visible effects...

Determined Adult Student Impresses With Maths Skills

East Durham College student, Tammy Mascarenhas

A mature student has achieved outstanding results on her East Durham College course, passing her maths in half the time predicted by lecturers as she...

Rare Car Donated To Technical Academy Sold At Auction

East Durham College's Motor Vehicle Department's BMW 850csi

A car that was donated to East Durham College’s Technical Academy and worked on by staff and students has sold for an incredible amount at...

Students' Union Searches For Next President

East Durham College Students' Union Logo

Are you interested in becoming part of our 2016/2017 Executive Team?

An amazing opportunity to become part of EDC's thriving Student Union is now...

Houghall Campus Careers Open Day, 16 April 2016, 1pm-4pm

East Durham College Houghall Campus

East Durham College’s Houghall campus is set to host its final major careers open day ahead of the start of the new academic year in...

Joinery Student Returns To Talk About His Success

East Durham College joinery lecturer Dom Hunt, Former joiner student Phillip Breeze and East Durham College Joinery lecturer Joe Atherton

A former East Durham College joinery student has returned to the college to share his success story with students. 

Phillip Breeze, 33, from...

Lecturer Named A Master At Her Craft

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood with her award

A highly-talented East Durham College lecturer has been named as a ‘Master Craftsman’ in the field of barbering.

The top honour in the trade has...

Technical Academy Get Car Prepared For Auction

East Durham College's Motor Vehicle Department's BMW 850csi

East Durham College are putting a high-class car, which was kindly donated to The Technical Academy campus last year, up for auction later this week.

Seaham School of Technology Crowned Maths Champions For 2016

2016 Maths Challenge winners Seham School with East Durham College principal Suzanne Duncan

Teams of budding mathematicians have taken part in this year’s annual East Durham Schools Maths Challenge.

The event, which took place today in The Lubetkin...

Top Places Go To College Barbering Students At National Competitions

East Durham College barbering student Penny Brown, East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood and East Durham College barbering student Georgia Leadbetter

East Durham College’s hair and beauty department have returned from the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) Awards 2016 in Blackpool with three top places....

College Student Takes Top Title At 2016 Crufts

Crufts Logo

An East Durham College student is celebrating after her success at the 125th anniversary of the world's largest dog show.

Engage 14+ student, Rebecca Dobson, 16,...

Companies Visit Technical Academy For 2016 Trade Day

East Durham College Motor Vehicle students view a demonstration by Terraclean

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted its 2016 trade Day event.

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

Lambing Event Returns To Houghall Farm For 2016

Lamb at the East Durham College Houghall campus

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is getting set to host the 2016 Lambing Watch event.

The event will be held at Houghall Farm, in Durham,...

Technical Academy To Host Student Open Day - Sat 12th March 2016

The Technical Academy, Peterlee, Motor Vehicle Area

East Durham College’s Technical Academy, which specialises in engineering and a range of construction-related training courses, will be hosting an open day for perspective students...

Bill Quay Farm Launches Course Taster Days

Students at Bill Quay Farm Gateshead

The first session will run at the Gateshead-based farm on Monday 14th March 2016 from 9.30am-2pm.

The session will give any potential new learners the...

Megan Snaps Up Third Place In National Photography Competition

East Durham College A-level student Megan Ogden, 16, from Shotton Colliery, with her prize an Olympus STYLUS TG860

A talented student studying for her A-levels at East Durham College’s Sixth Form (ED6) has just won a highly credible third place in a national...

Media Student Does The Big Questions For BBC1

East Durham College media student Conner Walker on the set of BBC's The Big Questions

One very lucky East Durham College student has just had the amazing opportunity to work on BBC1’s The Big Questions when it was recently filmed...

First Lambs Of 2016 Welcomed To Houghall Farm

Lamb at the East Durham College Houghall campus

East Durham College’s Houghall Farm is delighted to have welcomed the first lambs of 2016 to the Houghall campus.

Staff at the college have...