Latest News

Top Places Go To College Barbering Students At National Competitions

East Durham College barbering student Penny Brown, East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood and East Durham College barbering student Georgia Leadbetter

East Durham College’s hair and beauty department have returned from the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) Awards 2016 in Blackpool with three top places....

College Student Takes Top Title At 2016 Crufts

Crufts Logo

An East Durham College student is celebrating after her success at the 125th anniversary of the world's largest dog show.

Engage 14+ student, Rebecca Dobson, 16,...

Companies Visit Technical Academy For 2016 Trade Day

East Durham College Motor Vehicle students view a demonstration by Terraclean

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted its 2016 trade Day event.

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

Lambing Event Returns To Houghall Farm For 2016

Lamb at the East Durham College Houghall campus

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is getting set to host the 2016 Lambing Watch event.

The event will be held at Houghall Farm, in Durham,...

Technical Academy To Host Student Open Day - Sat 12th March 2016

The Technical Academy, Peterlee, Motor Vehicle Area

East Durham College’s Technical Academy, which specialises in engineering and a range of construction-related training courses, will be hosting an open day for perspective students...

Bill Quay Farm Launches Course Taster Days

Students at Bill Quay Farm Gateshead

The first session will run at the Gateshead-based farm on Monday 14th March 2016 from 9.30am-2pm.

The session will give any potential new learners the...

Megan Snaps Up Third Place In National Photography Competition

East Durham College A-level student Megan Ogden, 16, from Shotton Colliery, with her prize an Olympus STYLUS TG860

A talented student studying for her A-levels at East Durham College’s Sixth Form (ED6) has just won a highly credible third place in a national...

Media Student Does The Big Questions For BBC1

East Durham College media student Conner Walker on the set of BBC's The Big Questions

One very lucky East Durham College student has just had the amazing opportunity to work on BBC1’s The Big Questions when it was recently filmed...

First Lambs Of 2016 Welcomed To Houghall Farm

Lamb at the East Durham College Houghall campus

East Durham College’s Houghall Farm is delighted to have welcomed the first lambs of 2016 to the Houghall campus.

Staff at the college have...

Student Crowned New National Boxing Champion

East Durham College sport student Shauna-Leigh Taylor

A talented East Durham College student has recently returned from the Amateur Boxing Association of England National Championships as the new female youth champion....

Green Fingered College Student Off To Regional Final

East Durham College Houghall campus horticulture students Ben Walker, Damian Unsworth and Jamie Fisher

An East Durham College horticulture student is brushing up on his knowledge ahead of taking part in this weekend’s northern region leg of the Young...

Barbering Students To Hit The Stage In The Capital

East Durham College barbering students Georgia Leadbetter and Lewis Coils with East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood

East Durham College are heading to London to take to the stage at a national hairdressing event to demonstrate their skills.

Lewis Coils, 20,...

College To Host Veterinary Nursing Open Day For Local Vets

East Durham College Animal Care Student Samantha Frost

East Durham College’s animal care team are holding an open day for veterinary practices around the north east so local vets and their staff can...

College Searches For Durham’s Former Agriculture Students

An aerial view of the Houghall campus in the 1940s

East Durham College are searching for former students of its Durham based, land based Houghall campus.

Ahead of the opening, later this year,...

Sponsorship Opportunities Available at £12m Redeveloped Houghall Campus

Animal care centre building underway at the Houghall campus

East Durham College is welcoming discussions from businesses about sponsorship opportunities at its redeveloped Houghall campus in Durham.

The campus, which is the only...

Students Set To Put On Bond Theme Night For Local Hospice

East Durham College creative industries students meet with Hartlepool Hospice, community fundraiser, Janice Forbes

The secret is out as East Durham College’s creative industries team are set to hold a James Bond experience evening on Thursday 21st April....

Bill Quay Farm To Hold Animal Care Course Open Days

Bill Quay Farm Mosaic

Gateshead’s Bill Quay Farm will be hosting an open day for its East Durham College run animal care courses on Wednesday 17th February and Saturday...

Hair & Beauty Team Take Home Top Regional Awards

Georgia Leadbetter, Tao-Marie Evans, Bethany McEvoy, Kaitlyn Gibson

Students from East Durham College’s hair and beauty department have won top awards at a regional competition.

Students travelled to Gateshead’s Federation Brewery for...

Floristry Course Launched To Brighten Up Your Home

East Durham College Floristry Student Rebecca Morgan

East Durham College has launched an exciting new short course in floristry, aimed at showing you some great tips and tricks to get the most...

A Trolley-Load Of Love For Neonatal Parents

Tina Lavelle, Lucy Varley, Rianna Massingham-Beale and Becky Howsin from East Durham College, wheel their trolley onto the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

A team of caring teenage students have made a very generous and heart-warming donation to the parents of neonatal babies at The James Cook University...