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Students Battle It Out In Young Horticulturist Of The Year Competition Heats 2017

Adam Wood, 25, from Ormesby in Middlesbrough with Horticulture Lecturer David Scott

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus has once again played host the County Durham heats of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year...

Students Take To Boxing Gym To Keep Fighting Fit

Foundation students exercise in the East Durham College boxing gym

A group of East Durham College students have taken to the boxing gym to help get themselves fighting fit. 

Students from the college’s foundation department,...

HRH The Princess Royal officially opens Redeveloped Houghall Campus

HRH The Princess Royal at East Durham College's Houghall Campus unveiling the commemorative plaque

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal opened East Durham College’s redeveloped Houghall Campus, Durham, during a visit on Friday 13th January 2017.

The region’s leading...

HRH The Princess Royal To Officially Open Redeveloped Houghall Campus

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will open East Durham College’s redeveloped Houghall Campus, Durham, during a visit on Friday 13th January 2017.

The region’s...

College Offers New Course To Get You Started In A New Career

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East Durham College are delighted to announce they will be offering a new short course to get you started in a new career. 

The level...

First Peterlee Campus 2017 Come To College Event To Take Place

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College’s Peterlee campus will be hosting it’s first Come to College evening of the academic year on Wednesday 11th January between 5pm and...

College Looking To Past To Help Celebrate Future

Aerial Image of East Durham College's Houghall Campus Durham December 2016

East Durham College are looking for former Houghall students to take part in a very special event.

The Houghall campus in Durham, has recently undergone...

Sporting Gareth Continues Progression

Sport Student Gareth Orr with his latest swimming medals

A talented East Durham College student has continued his progression both in the classroom and the pool over the last year.

Gareth Orr, 23, joined...

Former College Students Making Their Way Up The Ranks

East Durham Boxing club boxer Darren Richardson in action

Two former East Durham College boxing academy students have been continuing to make a successful transition from amateurs to professionals.

East Durham Boxing Club trained...

Students Advance To Higher Education Courses Across The Country

Former ED6 student Sarj Dhillon

East Durham College is delighted to announce that once again it saw a great number of students from across the college’s provision progress on to...

College Lecturer To Help Develop National Course Standards

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

An East Durham College lecturer is set to have a major input on the teaching of barbering throughout the country.

College barbering lecturer, Alison Scattergood,...

Engineering Apprentice Takes Top Spot In Prestigious Manufacturing Awards

Arlington Automotive’s Steve Devlin, East Durham College’s business development advisor, Emma Norbury, East Durham College’s engineering apprenticeship assessor, Dion Bowes and Arlington Automotive’s Martin Clutterbuck

An engineering apprentice, who studies qualifications with East Durham College, has scooped the top prize at a regional industry awards ceremony.

Martin Clutterbuck, 23, from...

Course In Education and Training Launched

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East Durham College are delighted to announce it is offering a new short course in education and training.

The Level 3 Award in Education and...

College Welcomes First Students To HE Engineering Course

Joshua Bell, Connor Rippon, East Durham College engineering lecturer Brian Rowe and Connor Mason

East Durham College are delighted to welcome the first set of students on to its new higher education engineering course.

The new Higher National Certificate...

Peterlee Campus To Host Higher Education Fair

East Durham College Peterlee campus atrium

East Durham College is getting set to play host to a higher education fair this week. 

The event will take place at East Durham College’s...

Students Take Over The Hotseat

East Durham College principals with Peter Jones Enterprise Students

Students from East Durham College have been given the opportunity to take over major roles at the college for the day as part of a...

Floristry Team Set To Show Off Skills To National Audience

East Durham College floristry students

A team of college floristry staff and students are setting off to represent the sector at a major skills expo in Birmingham.

The floristry team,...

Apprentices Up For Prestigious Award

Adisorn Khampan and Connor Duncan, receive awards from the Institute of Welding earlier in 2016, and are now both nominated for the EEF First Year Apprentice Award.

A set of talented apprentices have been shortlisted for a prestigious regional apprentice award.

Connor Duncan, 20, from Billingham who works for Hope Construction, Matthew...

College Holds Remembrance Service

Remembrance Wreaths at the Houghall Campus Memorial Stone

Staff and students across East Durham College’s campuses have taken part in remembrance services today to pay tribute to fallen service men and woman.


Staff, Students and Animals Settle Into their New Surroundings

East Durham College equine student with horses at the new Houghall campus equine centre stables

Staff, students, animals and livestock have now all settled in after the completion of the redevelopment of East Durham College’s Houghall Campus.

The college celebrated...