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Student Crowned New National Boxing Champion

East Durham College sport student Shauna-Leigh Taylor

A talented East Durham College student has recently returned from the Amateur Boxing Association of England National Championships as the new female youth champion....

Green Fingered College Student Off To Regional Final

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture students Ben Walker, Damian Unsworth and Jamie Fisher

An East Durham College horticulture student is brushing up on his knowledge ahead of taking part in this weekend’s northern region leg of the Young...

Barbering Students To Hit The Stage In The Capital

East Durham College barbering students Georgia Leadbetter and Lewis Coils with East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

East Durham College are heading to London to take to the stage at a national hairdressing event to demonstrate their skills.

Lewis Coils, 20,...

College To Host Veterinary Nursing Open Day For Local Vets

East Durham College Animal Care Student Samantha Frost

East Durham College’s animal care team are holding an open day for veterinary practices around the north east so local vets and their staff can...

College Searches For Durham’s Former Agriculture Students

An aerial view of the Houghall campus in the 1940s

East Durham College are searching for former students of its Durham based, land based Houghall campus.

Ahead of the opening, later this year,...

Sponsorship Opportunities Available at £12m Redeveloped Houghall Campus

Animal care centre building underway at the Houghall campus

East Durham College is welcoming discussions from businesses about sponsorship opportunities at its redeveloped Houghall campus in Durham.

The campus, which is the only...

Students Set To Put On Bond Theme Night For Local Hospice

East Durham College creative industries students meet with Hartlepool Hospice, community fundraiser, Janice Forbes

The secret is out as East Durham College’s creative industries team are set to hold a James Bond experience evening on Thursday 21st April....

Bill Quay Farm To Hold Animal Care Course Open Days

Bill Quay Farm Mosaic

Gateshead’s Bill Quay Farm will be hosting an open day for its East Durham College run animal care courses on Wednesday 17th February and Saturday...

Hair & Beauty Team Take Home Top Regional Awards

Georgia Leadbetter, Tao-Marie Evans, Bethany McEvoy, Kaitlyn Gibson

Students from East Durham College’s hair and beauty department have won top awards at a regional competition.

Students travelled to Gateshead’s Federation Brewery for...

Floristry Course Launched To Brighten Up Your Home

East Durham College Floristry Student Rebecca Morgan

East Durham College has launched an exciting new short course in floristry, aimed at showing you some great tips and tricks to get the most...

A Trolley-Load Of Love For Neonatal Parents

Tina Lavelle, Lucy Varley, Rianna Massingham-Beale and Becky Howsin from East Durham College, wheel their trolley onto the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

A team of caring teenage students have made a very generous and heart-warming donation to the parents of neonatal babies at The James Cook University...

Creative Students Invited To County Hall To Talk About War Memorial Project

East Durham College Students Johnathon Harker, Callum Bunney and Lewis McDonald outside Durham County Hall.

Three students from East Durham College’s creative industries department where this week invited to Durham County Council’s County Hall to talk about one of their...

Renowned Barber Puts On Show To Full House

Barber MK with East Durham COllege barbering student Georgia Leadbetter

World renowned barber, Mucktaru Kargbo, known as MK, put on a show to nearly 300 members of the north east barbering community, earlier this week,...

College Engineering Students Honoured At Gala Dinner

East Durham College engineering students Adisorn Khampan and Connor Duncan

An East Durham College engineering student has been honoured by one of the region’s top institutions at their annual gala dinner and student awards.


Hair and Beauty Students Set To Defend Their Crown

East Durham College Hairdressing students Abbey Johnson and Sarah Laverick

Staff and students at East Durham College are getting prepared to defend their ‘Best College’ award at an annual regional inter-college competition.

The Association...

Pro Boxing Contracts Signed By Two Former College Students

Former East Durham College student, Jay Hughes, East Durham College head boxing coach, Dave Binns and former East Durham College student Christopher Wallace

Two former East Durham College students, who are continuing to train with the colleges boxing club, have just signed contracts to turn pro.


Students Battle It Out In 2016 Young Horticulturist Of The Year Heats

East Durham College horticulture students, Ben Walker, Damian Unsworth and Jamie Fisher

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has hosted the local heats of the 2016 Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year (YHOY) competition.

This first...

Apprentice Champion Award For Former Houghall Student

Neil Cain

A former East Durham College Houghall campus student has picked up a major Apprenticeship award this week.

51-year old, Neil Cain, who now lives in...

Students Play To Full House Across Panto Week

Two East Durham College creative industries students take part in the 2016 pantomime

East Durham College’s creative industries department have played to an audience totalling over 2000 as a hectic panto week came to an end last week....

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....