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An image from the animation - a grey and black, very furry, slightly wild looking cat, is staring into the camera with bright yellow eyes

Success at animation and documentary festivals

ECA alumni have won plaudits at festivals in Annecy and Sheffield

Four images showing folded, illustrated work on card, which can be tied closed with a ribbon

Bookmarks Prize winners named

Four individuals and one collective have been recognised for their work in this year's Graduate Show.

A black and white image of a man wearing a shirt, smiling and looking at the camera.

New travel award honours former Head of Design Professor Les Mitchell's legacy

In a touching tribute to the late Professor Les Mitchell, his family has launched the Professor Les Mitchell Travel Award.

A head and shoulders photograph of Prune. She's wearing a black top, has dark hair cut just above the shoulder, and is smiling at the camera

Association for Art History Undergraduate Dissertation Prize goes to ECA graduate

Prune Engerant has been recognised for her dissertation 'Read the Room: Exploring Lucy Lippard and the Role of the Curator'.

A large group of alumni, sitting down and smiling at the camera

ECA Alumni event, Shanghai

Nearly one hundred former students gather, from 2023 graduates to those who studied with ECA nearly twenty years ago.

Photo of Iain Wylie

Introducing the Iain Wylie Travel Award: A Lasting Legacy

The architectural community mourned the loss of alumnus Iain Wylie, Executive Director at Austin-Smith:Lord, on 13 May 2022. Now, two years on from Iain’s sudden passing, his friends, family and colleagues have founded the Iain Wylie Travel Award for final-year students from ESALA.

The day after tomorrow entry - an image from a building's rooftop, of buildings and leafy spaces below. Terry Feng, Kim Lee and Bingzhi Li

International competition achievements for ESALA students

Students have been recognised for their reimaginings of neighbourhoods in Germany and Vietnam.

A pale yellow background, with a series of pink arms and hands reaching in to the centre, each holding an orange. They form a ring, and in the middle is a white outline of a baby, with a little red heart, lying on a blue mattress, in a red cot, seen from above.

Deliverances from Death

Illustration students have teamed up with members of the Edinburgh International Book Festival's Citizen Writers Group. The partnership created a series of works inspired by near-death experiences, and the works of seventeenth-century writer Alice Thornton.

The left side of the artwork is made up of woven paper strips of various colours. The right side has a dark pink pattern on a pale pink background

ECA graduates scoop New Contemporaries awards

Tremendous success for ECA alumni at Royal Scottish Academy exhibition, with 11 winners across 12 awards.

A computer render showing the relandscaped quad with trees, paving and grass.

Building work starts at ECA’s Lauriston Campus

The two-year project will transform the campus from within, opening up and unlocking difficult spaces and increasing the usability of our spaces, including the external courtyard area.

A line of people, queuing outside The Pleasance, during the Fringe Paul Dodds

ESALA to work with Creative Scotland on net zero readiness

The team will study the physical infrastructure that Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries organisations use, assessing its readiness to help meet climate targets.

A painting. The foreground shows three narrow tree trunks, framing four figures in orange/red clothes. The two smaller figures, to the right, are feeding ducks. One of the two larger figures, centre, is lowering rope into a hole in the ground; the other stands beside them. There are further white, narrow tree trunks in the background.

RSA New Contemporaries 2024 features 26 ECA graduates

Both 2022 and 2023 graduates will feature in this year's exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy.