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.


Three alumni are nominated across two of the categories, guaranteeing a win for ECA graduates.

The story of ECA graduates, from The Edinburgh School to the present generation.

Two alumni were selected in the Student Dissertation and Student Portfolio categories.

The award shortlist included six alumni from ECA's jewellery, textiles and glass programmes.

Animation alumnus Ainslie Henderson has won numerous awards including a BAFTA for co-writing and animating the film 'The Making of the Longbird' with Will Anderson. Here he talks about his collaboration with Music graduate Poppy Ackroyd on an animation 'Stems'.

We are looking for recent School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture graduates who are interested in using the Minto House ESALA Projects space to undertake a residency to develop a programme of outreach or community engagement activities.

There are many ways you can support the work of Edinburgh College of Art, from sharing your alumni insights as a volunteer to making a donation.

Ed Compson and Eden Hawkins are the first recipients of The Number Shop's ECA Graduate Awards, an annual funded residency and solo exhibition.

The short film Jack produced in his final year at ECA has been nominated for multiple Royal Television Society Scotland awards.