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FutureMe Campaign Launched to Support Young People Considering Higher Education

21/11/2017 - 12:47

East Durham College is committed to giving all of our students the best opportunity to move on to higher education after college - that's why...

Beaming Faces at Nursery as East Durham College Students Donate Handmade Outdoor Play Equipment

13/11/2017 - 09:12

A group of students from East Durham College have enhanced the fun and games at a local nursery after making and donating new outdoor play...

Local Author Highlights the Importance of Reading and Writing with Autistic Students at East Durham College

07/11/2017 - 09:48

An author and former teacher who has recently launched his first book visited East Durham College to talk to students at the Derwent provision about...

‘Prevent’ Presentations at East Durham College Helping to Raise Awareness of the Dangers of Extremism Faced by Young People

06/11/2017 - 13:42

East Durham College hosted a series of ‘Prevent’ talks recently, aimed at further embedding the advice given to students relating to staying safe both on...

New Universal Credit Support Hub Launched at East Durham College

27/10/2017 - 10:37

Universal Credit Hub at East Durham College

East Durham College, based in Peterlee, has launched a new scheme to help students and those from the surrounding area to understand the changes that...

East Durham College Launches ‘Grow the Game’ Football Initiative for Foundation Learners

19/10/2017 - 08:59

Grow the Game Initiative for Foundation Learners at East Durham College

Young people with a range of disabilities and special educational needs from across the North East are being given new opportunities to succeed through football...

EDC Barbering Lecturer Takes to The Stage at Salon International in First-Ever Education Slot

18/10/2017 - 14:20

Alison Scattergood, a barbering lecturer at East Durham College, has taken to the stage at Salon International, the world’s biggest event in the hairdressing and...

A Cut Above - Shane Brown Wins Prestigious Place at Salon International Barbering Finals

12/10/2017 - 12:45

Shane Brown, Barbering Student at East Durham College

It's a big well done from all of us at East Durham College to Shane Brown, student of the college and barbering superstar, as he...

It's Time to Get Wild with EDC's New Bushcraft Experience!

09/10/2017 - 09:33

Adam Crolla, a survival specialist, is using his skills to prepare the people of the North East for the wilds after launching a specialist bushcraft...

Get Crafty with our Range of Exciting New Craft Courses!

05/10/2017 - 11:15

With EDC's latest courses, available at our Houghall campus in Durham, it's time to put your creativity to good use!

The new courses are based...

Old East Durham College Building in Peterlee to be Demolished

02/10/2017 - 09:23

Work to demolish the old East Durham College building in Peterlee is due to begin this week, eight years after the college moved to its...

15 Awesome Reasons to Study at East Durham College

28/09/2017 - 16:48

Blonde lady holding giant Starbucks cup with text 15 awesome reasons to study at East Durham College

Of course, we’re a bit biased, but we happen to think East Durham College is one of the very finest places in the area to...

County Call-Up for EDC Rugby Superstars

26/09/2017 - 15:02

It's one step closer to the dream of being a professional rugby player for three talented sportsmen from East Durham College - Shane Ivey, Sam...

Calvin Price - Man of Steel

13/09/2017 - 08:59

A skilled young man is putting his engineering skills to great use after landing an apprenticeship at Philadelphia Structures in Peterlee.

Calvin Price, a former...

East Durham College Student Making The Headlines

13/09/2017 - 08:54

Former East Durham College student Georgia Banks has triumphed after an extensive interview process against intense competition, predominantly from university graduates, to earn the chance...

East Durham College Form New Partnership with Durham University Rugby Club

04/09/2017 - 15:27

East Durham College and Durham University Rugby Club Merge

East Durham College and Durham University Rugby Club are delighted to announce a new partnership to provide development opportunities for young male and female rugby players.


Success for Creative Media Student at East Durham College

24/08/2017 - 15:18

A talented student from East Durham College is celebrating an offer to study Media at Sunderland University after a difficult few years.

William Graydon had...

SAFC Footballers Score with East Durham College

24/08/2017 - 14:12

Two up-and-coming Black Cats may be wizards on the pitch, but they've also proven they show amazing skill at exceeding in their education too.


Over 100 University Places for East Durham College Students

21/08/2017 - 13:15

115 students from East Durham College are celebrating this week after finding out they have been accepted onto higher education courses.

Students will be studying...

The Results Are In – ED6 Celebrates 100% A-Level Pass Rate for 2nd Year Running

17/08/2017 - 14:14

It’s time for the students of East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) to celebrate with their family, classmates and teachers after achieving excellent results in their...