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Creative Industries Students Help Show Off The Best Of Peterlee

25/10/2016 - 14:37

East Durham College creative industries staff and students at Peterlee's Apollo Pavillion

Creative industries students from East Durham College have been taking part in special events over the weekend celebrating all things Peterlee.

Stemming from last...

College Lends A Hand For Company Charity Day

25/10/2016 - 13:15

East Durham College barber Alison Scattergood shaves off Sotech employee Gary Wheatley's beard for charity

East Durham College were delighted to be able to help a local company during their annual charity day last week.

Manufacturing company Sotech Peterlee...

Spooky Goings On As College Students Return To Hartlepool For Halloween

21/10/2016 - 14:07

East Durham College Creative Industries students set to take part in The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool Halloween experience

Spooky goings-on will return to Hartlepool thanks to a museum event which has become an annual attraction. 

The National Museum of the Royal Navy...

Agriculture Students Get Hands On With Top Equipment

20/10/2016 - 15:59

East Durham College Agriculture students get ready to plough the Houghall Campus fields

Agriculture students at East Durham College’s Houghall campus spent time last week working with a brand new state-of-the-art tractor.

Students spent two days working...

Sport Centre Takes Part In New Family Fitness Initiative

20/10/2016 - 09:59

My Sporting Chance participants at the East Durham College Sport Centre

A new family fitness initiative in east Durham is reaping healthy gains having worked with over 200 young people and their parents.

My Sporting...

New RHS Course Launched At Houghall Campus

19/10/2016 - 12:56

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture student

East Durham College are delighted to announce they are offering an exciting new Royal Horticultural Society course.

The RHS Level 3 certificate in the principles...

EDC Travel Celebrates Second Birthday

18/10/2016 - 14:53

EDC Travel store manager Julie Heath celebrates with East Durham College Travel and Tourism students

East Durham College’s very own travel agency is celebrating two years of trading.

Launched in 2014, EDC Travel was set up by the college...

Former ED6 Students Drop By After Successful Start To University Life

14/10/2016 - 11:36

Former ED6 studnts Sarj Dhillon and Alice Ridsdale

Three former East Durham College Sixth Form (ED6) students spent the afternoon catching up with their former lecturers and inspiring new students ahead of their...

Barbering Apprentice Takes Third Place At Major Event

13/10/2016 - 10:22

Barbering apprentice Craig Harman and East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

A north east barbering apprentice, who studies with East Durham College, has picked up a bronze award after finishing 3rd in a national competition.


College To Offer New Level 3 Agriculture Course

10/10/2016 - 16:11

An East Durham College agriculture student at the Houghall campus

East Durham College is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new level 3 agriculture course at its Houghall campus in Durham.


College Ready For First Open Evening At Revamped Campus

07/10/2016 - 11:53

East Durham College New Look Houghall Campus 2016

East Durham College’s Houghall campus is ready to meet a host of Year 11 students and their parents for the first time since its £12million...

Six Of The Best For Barbering Apprentices

28/09/2016 - 09:51

Barbering Apprentice competition finalists with East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

Local barbering apprentices, who all study for qualifications with East Durham College, have been shortlisted for a prestigious national final.

Six out of eight finalist...

College To Host Jobcentre Plus Jobs & Skills Fair

27/09/2016 - 16:43

East Durham College Entrance

East Durham College’s employability team are happy to announce that in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, the college will host a jobs fair next month.


Peterlee Campus, Year 11 Open Evening Wednesday 5th October, 5pm-7pm

27/09/2016 - 08:52

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College will be welcoming Year 11 students from across the region to join them at an open evening for prospective students looking to...

Employability Team Help Staff New Ice Cream Parlour

26/09/2016 - 16:38

East Durham College Employability Team's Pamela Gordon-Dixon and Barbara Archer

East Durham College have spent the summer working alongside a new ice cream parlour to help them find the best new recruits ahead of its...

Children’s Ward Receives A Very Generous Donation From Teens

22/09/2016 - 15:39

East Durham College NCS Students

Poorly children at North Tees University Hospital will think that Christmas has come early following a very generous delivery of toys and games by a...

College To Host National Barbering Apprentice of the Year England Heats

21/09/2016 - 16:38

Barbering apprentice of the year 2016 England finals poster

East Durham College are proud to announce that their Peterlee campus will be playing host to the prestigious City & Guilds Barbering Apprentice of the...

Peterlee Campus To Host Workplace Health Event

20/09/2016 - 14:52

Apple, weights and measuring tape

East Durham College’s Peterlee campus is set to play host to the Workplace Health Roadshow, on Thursday 29th September, between 10am-4pm.

The free event is...

Fun Start For New Students At Freshers’ Fayre

19/09/2016 - 16:58

East Durham College Equine students take on the bungee run

The new set of students have enrolled on their courses and are preparing to get their head down for the hard work ahead, but not...

Scene1 Restaurant Set To Reopen

16/09/2016 - 15:49

Scene1 tables set up

East Durham College’s restaurant, Scene 1, is set to reopen its doors as the new academic year gets underway.

Now that the new academic...