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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...

College Ranked Best in Region For Success In Hair, Beauty & Catering

07/09/2016 - 16:58

An EDC Catering student shows off their skills in the Scene1 kitchen

East Durham College’s hair, beauty and catering courses have been ranked as the best for success rates in the north east and Tees Valley region.

College Set To Welcome Part-Time Students

05/09/2016 - 14:31

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College’s Peterlee campus is to host two enrolment events for students looking to study on part-time courses.

The events at the Willerby...

Fundraising Effort Raises Top Total For Cancer Charity

01/09/2016 - 14:25


Staff and students from East Durham College come together to take part in a number of charity events to raise money for a national cancer...

Houghall Campus Enrolment To Start On September 1st

26/08/2016 - 16:12

The new look Houghall campus main building in August 2016

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is all set to welcome prospective new students ahead of the 2016/17 academic year.

Enrolment for courses at the...

College Enrolment Set To Get Underway Ahead of New Academic Year

23/08/2016 - 16:44

Painting and decorating students Daniel Meynell and Shauna Coles, who have just completed their courses at East Durham College and are going on to study Interior Design at Teesside University

East Durham College’s annual enrolment events will get underway on Wednesday August 24th.

As school pupils across the region get ready to pick up...

College Offers Cash Bursary Scheme From September 2016

19/08/2016 - 15:27

East Durham College Peterlee Campus

East Durham College is happy to announce it will once again be offering a cash reward scheme to full time students.

All full-time students,...