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North East Inter-College Skills Competition Celebration Event

01/07/2016 - 15:48

East Durham College student Heather Patton receives her award for the beauty competition from East Durham College principal, Suzanne Duncan, and Aoc's Gillian Miller

Talented college students from across the region gathered together today to celebrate their winning efforts in the 2015/16 North...

Houghall Campus Hosts Royal Visitor

01/07/2016 - 10:30

East Durham College staff with the Royal Party from Lesotho

Last weekend East Durham College’s Houghall campus had a special visitor, King Letsie III of Lesotho.

The King, along with Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso,...

Talented Lecturer To Represent Great Britain At World Championships

30/06/2016 - 15:26

East Durham College equine lecturer Felicity Evens

An East Durham College equine lecturer is set to take to the saddle this summer to represent Team GB at the Horseball World Championships.


Staff And Students Celebrate Year End With Student Awards

30/06/2016 - 12:10

Special guest, hairdresser,  Martin Fox, East Durham College beauty student award winner, Chloe Donkin, and special guest, hairdresser   Adam Sloan

A number of East Durham College departments have spent the past week celebrating the end of the academic year by hosting a number of student...

Students To Take To The National Stage To Promote Qualifications

24/06/2016 - 15:44

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood with East Durham College barbering student Lewis Coils outside his Wingate salon.

Two East Durham College students are preparing to work on stage alongside industry professionals to promote barbering education at a national conference.

Lewis Coils,...

Royal Visit Celebrates Thirty Years of DurhamLesotho Link

24/06/2016 - 12:45

A view in Lesotho

Their Majesties King Letsie III and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso, The King and Queen of Lesotho will be making an official visit to the Diocese of...

Barbering Students Lend Time To Help Homeless Charity

24/06/2016 - 10:16

East Durham College barbering students with Haircuts4Homeless team members,  Stewart Roberts and Lee Dixon, at the first Durham event.

A team of kind-hearted students from East Durham College have spent a morning in Durham lending their expertise and skills to homeless people in the...

Community Work Gives IT Student Nomination For National Award

23/06/2016 - 11:13

John Crich with East Durham College programme area leader for Business and IT, Jill Tones

An East Durham College IT student’s work in the local community hasn’t gone unnoticed as he has been nominated for a prestigious national award.


Former College Boxer Now Hitting It Big In Construction

17/06/2016 - 14:36

East Durham College joinery lecturer, Dom Hunt, Luke O’Rourke and East Durham College joinery lecturer, Joe Atherton.

A former East Durham College boxing and joinery student has returned to college to talk to students about his success since leaving.

Luke O’Rourke,...

Free Arriva Bus Service To Continue In 2016-17

13/06/2016 - 10:57

Arriva Bus in Durham City Centre

East Durham College is pleased to announce that it will once again be offering a free bus service to students from across the north east...

Course Launched To Help Teenagers Gain Employment

13/06/2016 - 10:52

East Durham College Engage 16+ staff and students

Students on a new course at East Durham College have been working as a team to renovate a college building.

The Engage 16+ course...

Multi-Skilled Tristan Is Off To Dunlop Skills Final

09/06/2016 - 16:37

Dunlop Technical Support Manager, Gareth Birks, East Durham College Construction student, Tristan Osborne, East Durham College Painting and Decorating lecturer, Adrian Otty and East Durham College brickwork lecturer, Peter Sinclair

An East Durham College student is heading off to a national final to show off all his construction skills.

Tristan Osborne, 35, from Peterlee,...

College To Host Apprenticeship Information Event

09/06/2016 - 10:50

Joy global apprentices and East Durham College engineering students

East Durham College are holding an information evening for Year 10 and Year 11 students and parents on Apprenticeships.


Gareth Adds More Medals To Impressive Collection

07/06/2016 - 16:46

East Durham College student Gareth Orr shows off his Swimming medals

A talented East Durham College student has picked up three medals after competing in the pool at a Special Olympics event.

Gareth Orr, 22,...

College Football Team Secure The Double

03/06/2016 - 12:55

East Durham College mens football team 2015-16

East Durham College football team have wrapped up the double as they won the cup after securing the division one league title last month.


Specialist Computer Coding Academy Launched

02/06/2016 - 15:22

Computer coding

East Durham College is delighted to announce the launch of their new Coding Academy based at the Peterlee Campus.

From September 2016, students will be...

Beauty Students Shine At Regional Competitions

01/06/2016 - 12:39

East Durham College Beauty students Summer Scotter and Heather Patton

Two talented East Durham College beauty students have just picked up top three finishes in two hotly contested inter-college competitions.

Heather Patton, 18, from...

IT and Business Team Up To Join Accenture For Work Experience

31/05/2016 - 14:02

East Durham College IT student, Miles Pinkney, Accenture tech tutor, Matt O’Brien and East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student, Cameron Parker

Business and IT students from East Durham College have spent the week getting a taste for the world of work whilst taking up a number...

Houghall Campus Development Update May 2016

27/05/2016 - 14:43

The new East Durham College Houghall campus indoor equine arena

East Durham College’s Houghall campus redevelopment remains on track for opening ahead of the new academic year starting in September.

The £12 million project,...

Asbestos Experts Deliver Training To Construction Students

18/05/2016 - 15:12

East Durham Joinery lecturer Joe Atherton, East Durham College students Leyton Ramsay and Callum Scott and Omega Asbestos Consulting’s Commercial Director Steven Hubery

Students on a range of construction-based courses at East Durham College have been treated to some free safety training that will help prepare them for...