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Photo of a yellow Travelling Gallery bus. Image: Travelling Gallery

Travelling exhibition highlights campaigns for fair housing conditions in Scotland

Four postgraduate students on ECA's MSc by Research in Collections and Curating Practices programme have collaborated with the Travelling Gallery and the University of Edinburgh Art Collection on a new mobile art exhibition about community-led struggles for safe, affordable housing in Scotland.

A photo of the red Chalmers glasses design by Holly Munro against a white background Image: Cubitts

Stormy Edinburgh weather provides inspiration for Jewellery student's winning glasses design

Third-year ECA Jewellery and Silversmithing student Holly Munro was selected to design a unique pair of glasses inspired by the city of Edinburgh for spectacle brand, Cubitts. Her winning frame design, inspired by a stormy day in Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland, is now on sale in Cubitts’ Edinburgh Old Town store.

Still from a film showing two people looking at each other Image: Dr Itandehui Jansen

ECA academic explores sustainable filmmaking with new film, Itu Ninu

Dr Itandehui Jansen, Lecturer in Film & TV at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), has been researching sustainable film practices as part of her new film, Itu Ninu.

Two people stood next to each other Image: University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Professors to lead AHRC Programme on AI

Professors Shannon Vallor and Ewa Luger are to direct the £3.5 million programme ‘Enabling a Responsible AI Ecosystem’ in collaboration with the Ada Lovelace Institute.

Illustration of a person with blonde hair and glasses by Ola Jackiewicz Work by Ola Jackiewicz

ECA illustration students collaborate with Scottish charity

Students from Edinburgh College of Art’s BA (Hons) and MA (Hons) Illustration programmes have collaborated with Children in Scotland, attending its annual conference to create live graphic recordings for delegates, and creating illustrations for the next issue of its biannual publication, Insight.

Photo showing an animator working with figures of sheep in an animation studio. Image: Aardman Academy

ECA joins Aardman Academy university partnership programme

The new global scheme supports students and academic staff with online and in person animation training

Two students viewing artwork on display on a wall. Image: Cala Homes

ECA students collaborate with Cala Homes on artwork for Edinburgh development

The development’s Clocktower Apartments are in the renovated former Edinburgh Royal Blind School building. Cala Homes invited the students to create artwork to celebrate the building’s heritage and its setting within the contemporary Newington Residences.

A photo of illustrated tote bags on a table at a graduation reception. Image: ECA

ECA alumna designs unique legacy for graduating students in 2022

Edinburgh College of Art alumna Valentina Lobos was commissioned to create a unique illustration for a bag gifted to students graduating in 2022 to commemorate their time at ECA.

A computer image showing a 3D model being worked on Image: Richard Collins and project team

ECA technician and vets collaborate on 3D model to help vets learn to sample dog spinal fluid

The anatomical model of the canine lower spine enables specialists to practice a challenging lumbar puncture procedure.

Architectural rendering showing the main entrance to a proposed residential complex including a community farm Work by Michael Kan, Tanya Lee, Kelly Tanim and Jade Wu

ESALA students awarded an honourable mention in international architecture competition

The BA/MA Architecture students won the accolade in a competition that is part of the 2022 Tallinn Architecture Biennale.

Two people presenting a large charity cheque in a church hall Image: Ciaran Walker

Third-year Music student raises money for sepsis charity in memory of grandad

Ciaran Walker, third-year BMus Music student at the Reid School of Music, talks about his charity concert, 'An Autumn Serenade', that helped raise over £1000 for Sepsis Research (FEAT).

A group of alumni and staff from the Masters of Landscape Architecture programme standing in a garden Image: May Cruickshank

Sixty years of Postgraduate Landscape Architecture education in Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh’s Masters in Landscape Architecture has turned sixty this year.