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Applying for college 2018

More resources at MWOW here

How to choose a course at Edinburgh College.

How to apply for Edinburgh College.

EC presentation Nov 2017

Edinburgh College website here

More information here

Other Scottish Colleges here
Some thoughts on going or not going to college here

Scottish Colleges

You need to be aware of funding via SAAS if applying for HNC/D/Degree courses.

SQA qualifications framework
SQA

Personal Statement:
You will need to make a statement on why you want to apply for the course so remember to make it relevant, personal, highlighting the points about you, your qualifications and interests or career plans. Remember, places on the course you want could be limited so take this section seriously and please check your spelling and grammar.

College courses:
Can be vocational, that is, what you study will link to a career area or non-vocational, such as highers etc. that do not link directly to a specific career
It is important that you check the level of entry, is it National or Higher National, that you can meet the entry requirements (if in doubt, check with the course as soon as possible) and you have checked where they can lead to
Get ready, these courses will be available very soon
You apply direct to each college
Higher National level courses fees are applied for via www.saas.gov.uk
If you are planning to link a Higher National course to a degree course you could check with the university and ask if the course is recognised for entry

Try this website ELRAH which gives links between HN and degree courses

Interview preparation notes
Preparation-for-College-interview-2018

You need to complete and submit the survey below.

Remember to use capital letters where necessary and check your spelling before you submit.

North Berwick area vacancies

Kitchen Porter

MERRYHATTON GARDEN CENTRE – North Berwick EH39 here

Kitchen Assistant

PWCare Limited – North Berwick EH39 here

Customer Assistant-Customer Service desk – Permenant

Tesco 10,274 reviews – North Berwick EH39 here

North Berwick Fry Requires Counter and Waiting staff

North Berwick Fry – North Berwick
Part-time here

Kitchern Porter

The Longniddry Inn – Longniddry
£7.50 an hour – Temporary here

Edinburgh College update

More information on the courses available here

You will also be invited to take a tour of the campus, including classrooms, workshops, libraries and social areas, giving you an idea of what it’s really like to be a student at Edinburgh College.

Campus Open days will be held on:
7 December – Granton Campus
12 December – Milton Road Campus
14 December – Sighthill Campus
4.00pm – 6.30pm

More details here