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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...

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...

NCS Brings Students Together Through Bug Hotel Project

15/08/2017 - 13:45

Bug Hotel to East Durham College Positive Steps Nursery

The bug hotel is open for business! A group of young people completing the NCS programme with East Durham College are spending their summer holidays...

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Joins Prestigious Institution

20/07/2017 - 09:14

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

A college lecturer has become the first person from an education provider to be recognised by an elite hairdressing society.

East Durham College barbering lecturer...

Bradley Lowery EDC Tribute

14/07/2017 - 12:26

EDC Staff in football tops for Bradley Lowery tribute

Staff at the college came to work today in their football tops as a tribute to Bradley Lowery.

Six-year-old Bradley Lowery, whose plight touched the...

Apprentices Aim For Full Time Career At Mecaplast

11/07/2017 - 14:42

Four Mecaplast Apprentices with Dion Bowes

Four budding engineers are aiming to secure full time positions when they complete their apprenticeships with Mecaplast Peterlee.

Connor Bennett, 18, Ryan Esteris, 19, Daniel...

Female Plasterer Set To Start Own Business

11/07/2017 - 09:15

East Durham College female plasterer Margaret Temple

A talented student from East Durham College has swapped her carers uniform for work overalls to become, she believes, one of only two qualified female...

East Durham College Student Presented Inspirational Award by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones

10/07/2017 - 12:29

Imogen Johnson is presented her award from HRH The Duke of York KG, Peter Jones CBE and Neil Old CEO at Jessops who sponsored the award. IMAGE: CPG PHOTOGRAPHY

Imogen Johnson, a student from East Durham College won the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy’s ‘Inspirational Student of the Year’ award during a London ceremony last...

College Achieves New Silver TEF Award

23/06/2017 - 13:25

East Durham College Peterlee campus with TEF Silver award logo

East Durham College are thrilled and proud to announce they have been awarded the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver award by the Higher Education...

Alex Shows Off His Skills & Impresses Lecturers

20/06/2017 - 11:06

Dunlop Multi-Skills Champion competition 2017

A lucky and talented student from East Durham College got the chance to take part in the grand final of a national construction skills competition....