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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...

East Durham College Set to Launch New Indian Cooking Short Courses

02/10/2019 - 10:44

Indian food in pots with graphic new Indian cooking short course

Our new Indian Cooking Short Course will teach you everything you need to master the skill and ability to create beautiful Indian dishes. 

East Durham...

Former EDC student designs Hyundai i10 interior

24/09/2019 - 09:52

Hayley Chalmers is a former East Durham College art and design student, originally from Shotton Colliery. She recently designed the Hyundai i10 interior as part...

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Student Successfully Re-brands Local Primary School with his Innovative Logo Design

18/09/2019 - 13:42

The future is looking bright in business for East Durham College Peter Jones academy student Callum Wade, as he recently rebranded Ribbon Academy, a local...

Former EDC Student Preparing for The Boxing Opportunity of His Life

12/09/2019 - 08:55

Photo of Darren in the ring at the time he attended EDC

Darren Surtees is a former bricklaying student at East Durham College who is now pursuing a career in boxing. As he makes waves across the...

East Durham College Apprenticeship Team Manufacturing Opportunities at VBites

11/09/2019 - 11:07

Calvin Wise, Ben Bridges, Szymon Gruchala, Heather Mills, Stephanie Cain and Emma Norbury Outside VBites Factory in Peterlee

A trio of talented young engineers are getting their teeth into life in the real workplace as they have been taken on as manufacturing apprentices...

Creating Job Opportunities with Bishops Beds

09/09/2019 - 10:15

At East Durham College, we work closely with local organisations around the North East to help provide them with a skilled workforce.

The college recently...

East Durham College to Launch New Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

20/08/2019 - 15:30

Students throwing mortar boards into the air

East Durham College is thrilled to announce the launch of a new Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, in partnership with the University of...

East Durham College Student Wins Silver in the Female Welterweight Division at the European Universities Taekwondo Championships

07/08/2019 - 09:20

East Durham College student Simone Abley with her competitors 2019

Talented East Durham College student Simone Abley has achieved the silver medal in the female welterweight division at the European Universities Taekwondo Championships held in...

Prestigious Agriculture Award for East Durham College Student Michael

05/08/2019 - 15:03

East Durham College Student Michael Hogg presented with award

A talented young agriculture student is already growing his future in the industry after receiving a Best Student in Agriculture award at this year’s Great...

Collect Your Level 3 Technical Diploma Results on Monday 5th August

31/07/2019 - 15:20

Are you taking a Level 3 Technical Diploma at East Durham College? You'll results will be ready to collect your results on the 5th August....

Returning Students Start Date and Induction

29/07/2019 - 09:25

Black background with EDC logo and text returning student dates

Are you returning to East Durham College for another year in 2019? This page lists all of the dates for start dates/induction this year.


EDC Unites With 203 Other Colleges to Call for Fairer Funding

28/06/2019 - 09:12

Grahame Morris MP, Principal Suzanne Duncan and students holding Love our Colleges branding at EDC Peterlee campus reception

In an unprecedented move, the leaders of every general further education college in England, including EDC, have joined forces to write an open letter to...

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...