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Success at National Barbering Competition for EDC Students

19/06/2019 - 11:27

A pair of talented barbers from East Durham College have proven they’ve been sharpening their skills to precision after winning prestigious awards at 2019’s BBA...

East Durham College to Launch Lee Stafford Hairdressing Academy

03/06/2019 - 12:48

Celebrity hairstylist Lee Stafford, EDC Principal Suzanne Duncan and members of the East Durham College hair and beauty team

Launching in September 2019, the Lee Stafford Academy will be open to both learners age 16-18, and to adult learners who would like to retrain...

East Durham College Far From Home!

16/05/2019 - 09:14

Creative industries students outside East Durham college Peterlee campus

Creative Industries students from East Durham College are off for a spell-binding trip to London this week, as they head out on a special trip...

The Main Event - Brand New Events & Hospitality Course Launches at East Durham College

14/05/2019 - 14:01

Launching September 2019, this new study programme is designed to help you develop the key skills, knowledge and experience you'll need to gain employment in...

East Durham College & Hartlepool United Partner to Launch Football Shadow Squad

07/05/2019 - 12:58

Are you a young footballer looking for an opportunity? Well, you just found it - we're delighted to announce that East Durham College is partnering...

Kaylee McNally – The Best Engineering Apprentice in the UK

27/03/2019 - 11:17

Kaylee Mcnally at SEMTA Awards Ceremony

Engineering apprentice Kaylee Mcnally, who works for Newton Aycliffe’s Arlington Automotive, has been named as one the UK’s brightest engineering prospects after winning the highly...

East Durham College’s Sixth Form, ED6, Listed as Best in the Country for Boosting Academic Results

21/03/2019 - 11:43

East Durham College’s Sixth Form centre, ED6, is celebrating after being named as the top performing college in England for value-added scores, proving that ED6...

Lambing Season at Houghall Amazing Experience for Animal Management Students

15/03/2019 - 10:28

John Walshaw with Animal Management Students in Lambing Shed

Lambing season is upon us, and it's proving to be a truly moving, fantastic experience for Level 3 Animal Management students at EDC's Houghall campus,...

Alison Brightwell - Blazing a Trail for Women in the Barbering Industry

08/03/2019 - 10:28

Alison Brightwell in East Durham College's Salon

Childhood wasn’t easy for Alison Brightwell. Diagnosed at a very young age with a rare form of eye cancer known as retinoblastoma, Alison, and her...

The Benefits of Employing Apprentices

07/03/2019 - 13:54

Apprenticeships are big news. With countless organisations, both big and small, from across the UK investing in apprentices, apprenticeships now cover more than 170 different...

Amazing Apprenticeship Awards & Accolades for Arlington Automotive's Kaylee Mcnally

06/03/2019 - 14:17

Kaylee Mcnally, Apprentice Engineer at Arlington Automotive

“I’d say definitely go for it.” said Kaylee McNally, apprentice engineer at Arlington Automotive in Newton Aycliffe. Kaylee is talking about why she thinks other...

6 Reasons Why You Should Consider an Apprenticeship

05/03/2019 - 10:30

Welder working on steel beam with text 6 reasons to consider an apprenticeship

Have you ever considered an apprenticeship? If you’re a young person fresh out of school and considering your options for the future, or even if...

Ewan Archer Engineering Success Through Apprenticeship

04/03/2019 - 13:40

Ewan Archer In Front of Premier Tech Aqua Sign

While other 16 year olds may not have quite figured out what they want to do as a career, Ewan Archer, 16, from Easington Colliery,...

EDC Students Organise Pampering Sessions at Learning for Life

19/02/2019 - 11:00

East Durham College students pampering sessions at Learning for Life

East Durham College’s hair and beauty students have been putting smiles on faces as they organised pampering sessions for learners with special educational needs and...

East Durham College Students Continue Hair-Raising Success at AHT Regional Heats

14/02/2019 - 14:20

EDC Students Holding Certificates and Medals in Salon

It’s another incredible year of success for East Durham College’s talented hair and beauty team, as they won a clutch of awards at this year’s...

Collette Shelves Agriculture to Set Up Own Joinery Business

12/02/2019 - 13:02

Collete Lau In Front of East Durham College Sign, with She Wood Branded Van

It’s all about constructing an exciting new career for Collette Lau, who has launched her own joinery business whilst studying on a carpentry and joinery...

Experience at Top 5* Hotel and Restaurant for East Durham College Catering Student

12/02/2019 - 10:04

Alan Vass, Chef at Seaham Hall with EDC Catering Student Lily Cameron

An East Durham College student is getting to grips with life at work in a professional kitchen, after landing an industry placement at Seaham Hall...

Taekwondo Star Simone Set for Student National Championships

11/02/2019 - 10:49

Simone Abley Kicks Mannequin at Taekwondo Club

An extremely talented young Taekwondo sportswoman and East Durham College student is celebrating an amazing year of success in 2018 – and looking another incredible...

East Durham College Students Shine at TWI Awards

07/02/2019 - 09:15

Ryan King, Dion Bowes, Adam Rutter, Brian Rowe and Freeborn

Two talented engineers from East Durham College’s Technical Academy are celebrating after achieving second and third place at this year’s highly prestigious Northumbria Branch of...

Developing a Four Nations College Blueprint for a Post-Brexit Economy

22/01/2019 - 17:48

The UK’s success post-Brexit relies on “a new social contract” and the delivery of a world-class technical and professional education system

A recent poll...

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