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From Placement to Employment for Engineering Student Callum

04/08/2020 - 11:30

Calum Fishwick and Paula Snowdon Outside Kraftwerx Factory Unit

An industrial placement has been the key for unlocking a future career for East Durham College student Callum Fishwick, who has now secured employment at...

From Sausages to Silver Medals for East Durham College Business Students

24/07/2020 - 12:58

It’s an amazing story of sausages to silver medals for East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students Matthew McGregor and Lucas Duncan as they...

From Dental Nurse to Qualified Dentist – How an Access Course Helped Laura Maddison Achieve Her Dream

14/07/2020 - 09:55

Laura Maddison with her Mum Carole, Celebrating with Champagne Bottle

It’s a time for celebration for Laura Maddison and her family. After originally beginning work at the age of 16 as a dental nurse, Laura,...

Sam's In the Running for National Entrepreneur of the Year!

23/06/2020 - 12:30

We're really thrilled to announce that Samantha Prince, who studies at our Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, is one of the finalists of this year's National...

North East Institute of Technology Announcement

15/06/2020 - 10:40

East Durham College building with blue gradient and logo of the North East Institute of Technology

Students in the North East will have a clear route to technical employment with the launch of the region’s new Institute of Technology.  Following the...

Planning For Re-Opening From 1st June 2020

15/05/2020 - 10:15

Dear Students, Parents and Carers,

As you will be aware, the Government issued guidance this week about beginning face-to-face support for Y10s and Y12s (first...

ED6 Move On and Move Up Taster Sessions 2020

14/05/2020 - 10:59

Leaving school this year? Get a taste of what life is like at sixth form with our interactive ED6 Move On and Move Up Taster...

View our Virtual Open Day Presentations

14/05/2020 - 10:31

As we can't see you in person right now, our lecturers have all prepared outlines of what you can expect on their courses by recording...

East Durham College to Hold its First Virtual Open Day Event on 4th May 2020

21/04/2020 - 13:52

May the fourth be with you in choosing your college, as you can now take part in a virtual open day with East Durham College....

Mental Health Support During Isolation

24/03/2020 - 14:11

For students who are struggling with their mental health during these challenging times, we want you to know that the college is here to support...

East Durham College Makes Commitment to Support Students and Staff with their Mental Health and Wellbeing

06/03/2020 - 09:38

Staff and students standing with AOC posters next to mental health awareness board

East Durham College has reaffirmed their commitment to staff and students by signing up to a brand new national mental health and wellbeing charter -...

Second, Third and Fourth Place Prizes for Barbering Students Elle, Simone and Jess

26/02/2020 - 11:57

Massive congrats are in order for three of our Level 3 barbering students as they aced a National Barbering competition!

Elle Matcalfe, Jessica Filby and...

East Durham College Accredited to the Matrix Standard

24/02/2020 - 13:14

Matrix standard logo

East Durham College has once again been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality careers and course information, advice and guidance services we provide...

Huge Success for Team EDC At Regional Hair/Beauty Competitions

12/02/2020 - 09:36

East Durham College students with medals and certificates standing outside hair salon

East Durham College’s hair and beauty team are celebrating this week after picking up a bumper crop of awards at this year’s Regional Association of Hairdressers...

EDC Coronavirus Latest News

31/01/2020 - 13:57

Houghall Campus front buidling

NEWS UPDATE (This page was last updated: Fri 3rd April 2020, 410pm - Click Exams Link)

All college buildings and facilities closed on Friday March 20th indefinitely, and will...

Constructing Careers for East Durham College Students

27/01/2020 - 13:28

Three men on construction site smiling at camera

A North East developer is amongst the first to pilot a new industrial programme, which is helping to construct careers.

Jay Dixon (17) from Murton...

East Durham College Shortlisted at the Tes FE Awards 2020

20/01/2020 - 09:32

Staff and students of the Engage programme at East Durham College

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that its Engage 14-16 programme has been shortlisted for an award at the Tes FE Awards 2020.


EDC Students Get Involved in one of the North East’s Largest Wildlife Conservation Projects

21/11/2019 - 15:41

Land and Wildlife Management students at East Durham College recently got involved in a huge project with Durham Wildlife Trust, to preserve the green infrastructure...

Celeb Hairstylist Lee Stafford Live in the North East this November

21/10/2019 - 08:53

Celebrity hairstylist Lee Staford working in salon with East Durham College logo

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that celebrity hairstylist Lee Stafford will be returning to the college for a special Employers’ Event and on-stage...

Doggy Models Needed for FREE Grooming Sessions at Houghall!

08/10/2019 - 10:49

Spaniel looks at owner in woods, with East Durham College Houghall campus logo

East Durham College is putting out an appeal to the doggie owners of County Durham – how would your dog like to be a pampered...