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Kind Donation Hits Top Gear At The Technical Academy

Diane Borsberry with East Durham College principal Suzanne Duncan and staff and students from The Technical Academy

East Durham College has thanked a kind member of the public for her generous donation of a top classic car to their Technical Academy site....

Art Students Showcase Their Work In End Of Year Display

East Durham Colleg Art student rachel Martin shows off her work

Art and design students from East Durham College have set up their own gallery to display collections of work they have put together throughout the...

Community Offered New Lease of Life Thanks To The Technical Academy & Baxi

Staff and students from The Technical Academy with members of the team from Baxi outside the Pulse Building in Peterlee

An underused social club in Peterlee, County Durham and its surrounding community will experience a new lease of life, thanks, in part, to East Durham...

Specialist Construction & Engineering Training Centre Is Five & Thriving

Staff and students from The Technical Academy celebrate the centre's fifth birthday

It was high fives all round as The Technical Academy turned five this month.

The state-of-the-art education facility, training the region’s next generation of engineers,...

EDC Students’ Union Get Behind NHS Stop Smoking Campaign

No Smoking Sign

East Durham College’s Students’ Union are getting behind the NHS’s Stop Smoking campaign by setting up weekly sessions to help students and other members of...

Lecturer’s Work to Go on Display alongside Elite Barbers

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood with her model

An East Durham College barbering lecturer has travelled to London to have her work photographed to go on display along with other top stars from...

Students Learn Skills Behind Radio

East Durham College media students outside teh Bauer Media Bus

East Durham College students have spent three exciting days learning about behind the scenes of what goes into running a radio station.

A team of...

Staff And Students Come Together to Raise Money For Cancer Charity

Hair, Beauty And Barbering students from East DurhaM College who helped raise money for charity, CHECT

Hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy students and staff from East Durham College have spent a week raising money for national eye cancer charity Childhood Eye...

Laura Named Top Beauty Student In The Region

Beauty Student Laura Dovaston with her model

An East Durham College student has been crowned as the best student beautician in the region at a recent inter college competition.

Laura Dovaston, 20,...

Bill Quay Farm Course Information Events

Bill Quay Farm Sign

Members of staff from East Durham College’s Animal Care department are two course information and sign up events at Gateshead’s Bill Quay Farm.


Callum Nails North East Inter College Joinery Finals

East Durham College Lecturer Dominic Hunt and student Callum Newton

An East Durham College joinery student has been named the best trainee joiner in the region after beating off opponents in a prestigious inter-college competition....

Andrew Takes Silver At Nationals

Andrew Boote WIth His Second Place Certificate and Award

Barbering student Andrew Boote has been named as one of the top barbering students at a recent national competition.

Andrew, 20, from Seaham, picked...

Rachel’s Designs To Make A Difference

East Durham College ED6 Student Rachel Martin

A sixth former studying graphic design has been getting creative to help out a local charity.

East Durham Sixth Form student Rachel Martin has...

Dance Students Gear Up For Theatre Showcase

East Durham College Dance Academy students for 2015.

East Durham College’s Dance Academy students are putting the final touches together ahead of a major performance this weekend.

The students will be taking...

College Gearing Up For Annual Spring Fayre

Eva Leng, 8, with a bird of prey from Durham Falconry

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is gearing up once again to host its annual spring show.

The 2015 Houghall Spring Show is set to...

Barbers Up For Top Honours As They Enter Top 10

Barbering students Courtney Williams, Andrew Boote and Sarah Grant with lecturer Alison Scattergood

Four student barbers from East Durham College have made it into the final 10 in a prestigious national competition.

Students Courtney Williams, 18, Sarah...

Free Bus To Continue To Give Students Access From Across North East

ED6 Student Jessica Rhodes With An East DurhaM College Free Bus Banner

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...

Sweet Delivery By Students At Harrogate Flower Show

East Durham College Floristry students display at 2015 Harrogate Spring Flower Show

East Durham College floristry students baked up a bronze award for their floristry display at this year’s Harrogate Flower Show.

The students took part in...

Long Term College Governor Comes To End of Service

East Durham College principal Suzanne Duncan, College Governor John Harding, and Chair of the Corporation David Butler

East Durham College has honoured a long serving Governor for his continuous hard work over 32 year association with the College.

John Harding, 60,...

College Students Get Prepared For Work

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Students with awards and prizes from their part in Barclays Prepare For Work Week

Students from East Durham College have been given the opportunity to improve their employability skills as part of Prepare for Work, a new programme designed...