We want to mainstream equality, diversity and inclusion issues and awareness within Edinburgh College of Art. We will do this by supporting and nurturing an inclusive and non-discriminatory working culture.

Celebrating diversity in fashion through emotionally considerate design.

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  • National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street
    EH1 1JF

The Diversity Network is a collaboration between Edinburgh College of Art and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, an initiative challenging the fashion industry’s dependence on unachievable and unhealthy body ideals.


Clare McAllister, Curatorial Graduate Trainee at Talbot Rice Gallery, explains how the gallery were delighted to welcome the Scottish Refugee Council’s "Share My Table" group to the University.

We are proud that, building on ESALA’s success in 2014, the whole school of ECA has now been awarded the Athena Swan Bronze Award recognising our work to address and support gender equality.


The Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) received the Athena SWAN Charter Bronze Award on 10th July 2014. It was officially awarded at a ceremony at Durham University.

  • Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, West Court
    74 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DF

A launch event for a new research cluster of PhD, postdoctoral researchers and academic staff whose work explores issues of sex, gender and sexuality.

In September 2017 Rohanie Campbell-Thakoordin (4th year Intermedia) visited the Venice Biennale as part of a group involved in the West Midlands art scene. In this article Rohanie reflects on her experience and explains how it has and will influence her studies at ECA.


Fashion graduate Rhys McKenna believes that current students can learn from his unique career path and choices, and has decided to share his wisdom with them at our Alumni Insights events.


They walked behind a banner created by women from the University and prisoners from Corton Vale Women’s Prison as part of a living artwork celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage.