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Top Barber MK Aims To Help Bridge The Gap

East Durham College barbering students with barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood and barber MK

One of the nation’s top barbers is heading to East Durham College to host an event aimed at bridging the gap between education and employers....

College Works Alongside Joy Global To Train Nine New Apprentices

The nine new apprentices with East Durham College apprenticeshup trainer and assessor

East Durham College is delighted to announce that it has taken on nine new engineering apprentices working alongside Sunderland-based manufacturing company, Joy Global Inc....

Burns Night Supper Returns To Scene1 For 2016

East Durham College student working in the Scene1 restaurant

Students and staff at East Durham College’s Scene1 restaurant are preparing to host their annual Burns Night supper.

The event at the restaurant, based...

Barbering Students Learn History of the Trade from Top Institution

East Durham College barbering students Penny Brown & Lewis Coils, the British Barbering Association’s Mike Taylor, East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood, British Barbering Association’s Hannah Grigg and East Durham College barbering students David Jackson & Alex Smith

The East Durham College barbering students have been treated to a talk from the British Barbering Association (BBA).

The team from the BBA visited the...

Former College Joinery Student Visits To Inspire The Next Generation

East Durham College joinery lecturer Dominic Hunt, former student Gareth Frater and East Durham College joinery lecturer Joe Atherton

A former East Durham College joinery student has returned to the Peterlee campus to give an insight into his career since leaving the college....

Houghall Development Update - Dec 2015

East Durham College Houghall Campus Under Development

The re-development of the region’s leading land based college is going very well say bosses, as work progresses rapidly across the site in Durham.


Caring Students Raise Christmas Funds For Salvation Army

staff and students from the cvare department at East Duham College

Students on health and social care courses at East Durham College have been helping to raise money for The Salvation Army’s Christmas present appeal....

College End Of Term Award Winners Announced

Engineering student Phillip Sobihy receives his award

The 10 award winners were announced at presentations held in their classes on the final week of term across the East Durham College campuses....

Christmas Offer On Horse Care Short Course

East Durham College Equine Course Student

East Durham College’s equine department have launched a new deal on their popular ABRS short course, two courses now available for the price of one....

Student Wins Thai Boxing World Championship’s Silver

East Durham College sport student Leigh Newton

A talented East Durham College student has won a silver medal at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union’s World Championship 2015.

Leigh Newton, 17, from...

Mars Hopeful Visits College To Inspire Students

Mars One candidate Hannah Earnshaw visits East Durham College

East Durham College students had a special visit from a candidate hoping to start a new life on Mars.

Hannah Earnshaw, 24, from Birmingham,...

Spring Amateur Gardening Course Returns To Houghall

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture student

Our highly popular gardening courses are seasonal practical courses to suit amateur gardeners of all ages and abilities.

An interest in gardening is all that...

Student Set To Hit The Red Carpet At Out Of This World Premiere

East Durham College Fouondation Music Student Jennifer Hargrave

An East Durham College student has won a competition that will see her rub shoulders with celebrities at this year’s biggest movie premiere.


Barbering and Hairdressing Students Help Out Deserving Clients

East Durham College Hairdressing and Barbering students helping soldiers and families ready for christmas party

Students and staff from East Durham College hair and beauty departments have spent the day lending their skills to a well-deserved cause.

Ten students,...

Houghall Plant Centre Set To Host Christmas Fayre Weekend

Christmas Cones Graphic

East Durham College’s Houghall Plant Centre is getting set to host its 2015 Traditional Christmas Fayre this weekend.

The event, which will take place...

Floristry Students Show Off Skills At National Show

East Durham College Floristry student, Naomi Foy, floristry lecturer Sue Lee, and floristry students, Kate Stokoe and Zoe Blythyn

East Durham College floristry students have been showing off their skills to over 90,000 visitors at a national skills competition in Birmingham.

Students Naomi Foy,...

Barbering Department Join Forces With MHF For Movember

East Durham College Barbering staff and students

Students and staff on barbering courses at East Durham College worked alongside the Men’s Hairdressing Federation to raise money for this year’s Movember campaign....

Apprentice Takes Home Award As He Heads For National Final

East Durham College Engineering Apprentice receives his Outstanding Apprentice of the Year award

An East Durham College engineering apprentice was announced as the winner of a major regional award at a recent ceremony in Harrogate.

James Faulks,...

Media Students Tour Local Radio Station

East Durham College media students with Radio Hartlepool presenter Lee Theasby

East Durham College media students took part in a local radio masterclass as they paid visit to a local town radio station.

The group...

College Catering Team Present Cheque To Charity

Local County Durham Macmillan representatives with students from the East Durham College catering department

Catering staff and students have handed over a cheque to a local charity group after a fundraising day held last month.

Staff and students...