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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...

East Durham College Foundation Students Raise Over £200 for Youth Homeless North East

18/01/2019 - 15:00

East Durham College Foundation Students with Cheque for Youth Homeless North East

Christmas may have come and gone but East Durham College students are still spreading cheer by raising over £200 for Youth Homeless North East.


Doggie Models Wanted for Pampered Pooch Sessions at East Durham College

15/01/2019 - 09:18

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

New Year Radio Takeover by East Durham College Media Students

20/12/2018 - 11:11

EDC Media Students Next to Christmas Tree

A group of level 3 media students from East Durham College are set to bring 2019 in with a bang as they take over the...

Arriva Update

14/12/2018 - 16:17

Latest Update: Thursday 3rd January 2019:

Arriva have advised driver industrial action is going ahead from Sunday 6th January.

A reduced service WILL run,...

New Project Opening Doors for Students at East Durham College

12/12/2018 - 10:42

Students at Project Sliding Door

East Durham College is thrilled to announce the launch of Project Sliding Door, a new initiative between the college’s Engage programme, Durham County Council and...

Time for Women to Branch Out with a Career in Working with Trees

10/12/2018 - 09:11

Inaugaral meeting of the women in arb movement

As reported by the BBC, a new initiative is aiming to encourage more women to consider a career working with trees.

Set up by...