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Nominations Now Open for Lecturer of the Year and Progression Coach of the Year
by Daniel Curtis - Thursday, 14 June 2018, 11:14 AM

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Careers Calendar - We would love your feedback!
by Gillian Hales - Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:30 AM

Message for all students and staff

The College Careers Service is currently reviewing the careers programme/calendar that we had this year (see attached) and we would love to hear your thoughts on it in order to help us plan for next year and keep improving careers activities. We would truly welcome your feedback - drop me a line at, give me a call on 0191 518 82 82, drop me a message through the Careers Facebook page or pop into the LRC for a chat.

Many thanks

Gillian - Careers Co-ordinator

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Lightwater Valley End of Year Trip
by Daniel Curtis - Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 10:03 AM

Attention all students: We're planning an end of the year trip to Lightwater Valley on June 14th, and you're invited! Tickets are first-come, first-served and just £15 each, including travel, access to the park and unlimited access to rides at the park all day. To get tickets, please get in touch with reception/student services at Houghall, Peterlee and the Technical Academy from June 4th. Remember they'll be going fast, so get yours while you can!

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Dan Sirrell
by Alistair Cummins-MacLeod - Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 1:16 PM

The college has been deeply saddened by the news of the death of former student Dan Sirrell, who tragically lost his life last weekend. 

Dan began his studies with us on a BTEC in Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness before progressing on to our Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching from ...

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Shotton Hall Work Experience
by Shaun Nicholson - Monday, 21 May 2018, 8:59 AM

Details of Work Experience for Sport and Public Services. 

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Student Finance deadline - 25 May
by Gillian Hales - Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 5:03 PM


Just to advise that the deadline for student finance applications is 25 May. This is for students applying for full time Higher Education courses. Students can apply online at

If anyone has a learning difficulty, disability or health condition please read the attached DSA (Disabled Students Allowance) form and contact the relevant Support Service at the university or college you wish to go to.

If anyone has any queries don't hesitate to ask - tel 0191 518 8282 or e-mail



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The Voice is Coming to EDC!
by Daniel Curtis - Monday, 19 March 2018, 8:24 AM

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National Careers Week - this week!
by Gillian Hales - Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 10:47 AM


This week is National Careers Week! It's a great time to highlight careers and the Careers Service within College! I am doing drop in sessions to raise awareness of the College careers service at the following times:

Tuesday 6 March                              ...

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