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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,...

ED6 Students Bag 100% A-level Pass Rate

18/08/2016 - 11:53

East Durham College ED6 student Dylan McCallum

A-level students at East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) have celebrated with family, classmates and teachers after receiving their excellent exam results and achieving...

Student Takes Employment Into His Own Hands

03/08/2016 - 16:12

East Durham College barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood and college barbering student David Jackson

A former East Durham College student has taken business into his own hands as he sets up his own barber shop after completing his course.

Student’s Improvement In Maths And English Skills Calls For Prize

19/07/2016 - 12:21

East Durham College equine Lecturer Laura Dodds, Courtney Kennedy and East Durham College functional skills lecturer, Lynn Kelly

An East Durham College student has been named the winner of a brand new iPhone 6 after improving their maths and English skills during the...

Arb Team Proves It Has A Head For Heights

13/07/2016 - 15:50

Arboriculture student Craig Cousins

A group of East Durham College arboriculture students have impressed with their pole climbing skills at a number of recent county shows, picking up awards...

NCS Group Come Together To Help Raise Money For Charity

07/07/2016 - 12:00

Lyle Dodds and Paige Whitfield make donation to Durham Cancer Research

A group of students on a study programme with East Durham College have come together to raise money for a cancer charity in remembrance of...

Student Sets Sail In Prestigious Event

06/07/2016 - 19:04

East Durham College Houghall Campus Animal management student Robyn Savage

An East Durham College student has taken part with a local team in a leg of this year’s Tall Ships Races.

Robyn Savage, 19,...

College Await Verdict On Plans To Upgrade Accommodation

06/07/2016 - 14:32

East Durham College Houghall Campus

Plans to upgrade the current substandard and outdated student rooms at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus are to be decided upon by Durham County Council on...