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Information, Advice & Guidance Statement of Service

Our aim is to offer a customer focused service, which is convenient for all clients to access and provide up to date, comprehensive and impartial information, advice and guidance.

East Durham College - College Charter Statement

The College Charter is a transparent agreement between the College and its learners. It communicates clearly what learners can expect from the College and vice versa.

East Durham College - Student Charter Statement

Our Student Charter sets out our commitments to you and what we ask of you in return, so that together we can make EDC a great place to study and learn.

Clubs & Societies at EDC

Student life wouldn’t be the same without our incredible clubs and societies. Find out more about what's on offer, and how to join or set up a new one.

STRIVE Programme at ED6

ED6's STRIVE programme supports students with aspirations of progressing on to Russell Group or Oxbridge universities to aim high and achieve their goals.

The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) offers the chance for you to gain real independence, resilience and maturity as an advanced level learner, while pursuing any topic of your choosing.

Community Action Project

Our award-winning community action project initiative is your chance to give something back to your local community and gain some valuable personnel skills along the way.

The National Citizen Service

If you are between the ages of 16 and 17, you can participate in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme designed to unite and empower young people. The programme aims to build your confidence so that you can pursue your dreams, regardless of your background or where you come from.

EDC Class Rep System

The Class Rep system is a key way in which the Student Voice is heard by the college. It is an invaluable opportunity for students to present feedback on their student experience to the EDC Students' Union and College Managers who will share, consider and address the feedback.

Student Competitions

Taking part in student competitions is a fantastic way to enhance your CV, raise your profile with employers and gain valuable skills and confidence while having fun.