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Technical Academy Hosts Successful Annual Trade Day 2017

07/03/2017 - 14:45

Technical Academy Annual Trade Day 2017

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted a highly successful trade exhibition event today.

A wide range of companies from the construction, building and engineering...

Catering Inter-College Competition 2017

06/03/2017 - 12:24

Catering Inter-College Competition 2017

Students from East Durham College took on their counterparts from Darlington College last week in a cookery competition.

The task was to prepare, cook and...

East Durham Students Film on Last Plane of its Kind in Existence

21/02/2017 - 12:41

Media students in front of Trident 1C at the North East Land, Sea and Air Museum

Media students from East Durham College enjoyed a unique location filming opportunity when they took their film-making skills to the only Trident 1C passenger plane...

Hard Hitting Shauna Gunning For England Call-Up

15/02/2017 - 16:56

Shauna-Leigh Taylor with her The Golden Girl Championship medals

A talented female boxer, who studies and trains at East Durham College in Peterlee, has just returned victorious from her first ever international bout.


Hair & Beauty Team Picks Up Eight Awards At AHT Regional Finals

14/02/2017 - 16:40

EDC Hairdressing students at the AHT Regional finals in Gateshead

Students and staff from East Durham College’s hair and beauty department were celebrating yesterday as they picked up an impressive eight medals at the AHT...

Floristry Students Short-listed For National Final

03/02/2017 - 09:04

Eve Bennett-Townsend presenting posy to HRH The Princess Royal with Principal Suzanne Duncan

Two talented floristry students, who train at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus in Durham, have recently been short-listed for the finals of a national floral...

College Panto A Huge Success – “Oh Yes It Is!”

01/02/2017 - 12:49

Former EDC Foundation Degree student Craig Nunn as Buttons who now studies at the University of Sunderland and Cinderella played by EDC student Catlin Warner

The annual panto season at East Durham College was another huge success this year with over 2,000 people flocking to see the show.

First and...

College’s Scene1 Restaurant Hosts Successful Burns’ Night Supper

27/01/2017 - 12:49

East Durham College catering student Aaron Souter

Students and staff at East Durham College’s Scene1 restaurant were celebrating after hosting a highly successful Robert Burns’ Night supper event earlier this week.


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

27/01/2017 - 12:44

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

17/01/2017 - 15:33

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

16/01/2017 - 09:04

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

12/01/2017 - 20:44

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

11/01/2017 - 10:20

Generic image of business documents set for a meeting

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

09/01/2017 - 16:40

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

20/12/2016 - 09:08

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

19/12/2016 - 16:40

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

16/12/2016 - 11:53

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

25/11/2016 - 15:44

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

24/11/2016 - 14:55

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

24/11/2016 - 09:44

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...