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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...

A Clean Break for Rebecca on Industry Placement at Local Restaurant

07/12/2018 - 12:56

Rebecca Quinn with Clean Bean Restaurant Owners

It’s a fresh new role for East Durham College catering student Rebecca Quinn as she becomes one of the first young people to benefit from...

Safeguard Clothing Donation Enhances Uniformed Public Services Student Experience

22/11/2018 - 11:50

Uniformed Public Services Student Wearing Tactical Vest

- Worn by EDC Level 2 Uniformed Public Services student Harry Brown

In line with East Durham College’s mission to provide outstanding teaching and learning...

Silver Medal for Top Floristry Tutor

14/11/2018 - 11:07

Rebecca Hough wins Chelsea Florist of the Year award

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that Rebecca Hough, floristry tutor at our Houghall campus, has been awarded a silver medal in the British...

East Durham College Celebrates 80th ‘Oak’ Anniversary of Houghall Campus

22/10/2018 - 08:53

Curriculum Manager Lyndsey Haggis with Houghall students and 80th cake

It was an historic occasion for East Durham College’s Houghall campus in Durham – the campus celebrated its 80th anniversary on Saturday 20th October 2018!

Staff and...

Former Houghall Student Named Farmers Apprentice of the Year 2018

22/10/2018 - 08:39

Sam Coote winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018

Sam Coote from County Durham has been crowned the winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018. 

22 year old Sam was crowned the winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018,...

New Accommodation Block Opens Doors at Houghall Campus

16/10/2018 - 13:08

East Durham College Houghall campus accommodation block

Spotted the building work going on at our Houghall campus recently? It's all finished now, and we're delighted to say that the new accommodation block...

Floristry Tutor of the Year Nomination for Award-Winning East Durham College Lecturer Rebecca

15/10/2018 - 10:34

Rebecca Hough Presented with Chelsea Florist of the Year Title

We're delighted to announce that our very own Rebecca Hough, who teaches floristry at our Houghall campus, is up for a Floristry Tutor of the...

NE College Principals to March on Parliament to Demand Fairer Funding

12/10/2018 - 09:17

North East college principals holding banner with Love our Colleges

Principals, staff and students from further education colleges across the North East will next week march on Parliament to demand increased funding after a decade...

Bodyguard Actor Returns Home to the North East to Give Q&A at East Durham College

08/10/2018 - 09:18

Bodyguard Actor Richard Riddell Next to EDC Sign

East Durham College was thrilled to welcome actor Richard Riddell, who recently appeared in smash-hit BBC drama Bodyguard, to the college on Friday 5th October...

Barber on Board!

04/10/2018 - 13:41

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood in salon working on mannequin head

It’s another accolade for East Durham College’s extremely talented barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood who was officially made an Industry Advisory Board Member for Barbering by...

Scene 1 Restaurant Opens Doors for First Italian Evening Theme Night

03/10/2018 - 10:39

Shot of the Interior of Scene 1 restaurant with text Scene 1 Italian Evening

East Durham College's restaurant, Scene 1, has hosted the first of a series of theme nights we will be running this year, serving up delicious...