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Paul And The Giant Parsnip!

Students at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus had a bit of a shock when they tried to pull up their crop of parsnips, as one...

Students Say Pants To Chlamydia!

As part of Contraceptive Awareness Week, over 150 students took up the opportunity to have a Chlamydia test.

Teams from the County Durham & Darlington...

College Appoints New Principal

Following an intensive recruitment and interview process East Durham College are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Principal.

Stuart Wesselby is the successful...

Britain's Tallest Man Visits College

Neil Fingleton, the tallest man in Britain, paid a visit to East Durham College in Peterlee. Neil, 29, from Gilesgate...

Hoop Dreams for Team East Durham

East Durham College’s basketball team got off to a flying start as they ran out comfortable winners against local rivals Gateshead College. In their first...

Antiques Fair Success

Sunday 31st January saw East Durham College's Peterlee Campus play host to their first Antiques & Collectors Fair.

Despite the wintry conditions over 650 people passed...

Gravedigging Students Get Stuck In

A group of students were given their first practical lessons in the art of grave digging yesterday.

They were at Eden Lane cemetery, Peterlee, County...

German Exchange Programme Hits 18

19 German students from a school called Stattliche Fachoberschule und Berufsoberschule in Altötting, Bavaria will be spending 2 weeks with East Durham College as part...

East Durham Students Aim For Uni Place

By the final date for early applications, 22nd January 2010, East Durham College had processed and sent off 209 applications to UCAS - the Universities...

Students Visit The Priory

A group of performing arts students from East Durham College recently visited London to see a performance of a new play called The Priory. The play,...

Student to Represent England Colleges' Rugby Team

Gareth Malcolm, 18, from Peterlee, has won a coveted place in the England Colleges’ rugby team, after impressing while recently representing the North of England...

You Can Dance If You Want To...

Students at East Durham College are being encouraged to enrol on an Urban Dance taster programme. A number of dancers from the Nouveau Dance Company,...

The Fantastic Five

Five students at East Durham College in Peterlee have been recognised at a recent Students’ Award ceremony.

Amy Edwards, 19, Peterlee, Sharnie Wiffen, 16, Seaham,...

Homeless, But Simon Builds Himself A Great Foundation

East Durham College student Simon Newby, 26, from Blackhall Rocks, has been recognised for his hard work and talent at a recent Students’ Award ceremony....

Student Builds The Foundations For Sisters Future

A North East student is building the foundations for his sister’s future as he helps to construct a new £35m state-of-the-art college she will be...

EDC Merchandise Goes On Sale

East Durham College are exited to announce the launch of a small range of college branded clothing.

East Durham College...

Good Signs for Mum, Carrie

Carrie Million, a part-time teaching assistant at East Durham College, has launched a new business which helps parents to communicate with their children before they can talk.

Carrie...

vinspired National Awards 2009 Winner

The vinspired national awards where recently held at the IndigO2 in London and Liz Starkey from East Durham College won...

College Coach Braves the Cold and Wet!

East Durham College Students helped organise an event to raise money for Help for Heroes. College staff members; Gill Draper (Uniformed Public Services Lecturer), David...

Future Jobs Fund To Help Local Young People Into Work

In July 2009, it was confirmed that the Tyne and Wear City Region consortium which comprises the Local Authority areas...

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