Edinburgh College - Sighthill Campus Edinburgh College - Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh College - Sighthill Campus

Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh, EH11 4DE, United Kingdom | 0131 559 4000 | Website

Venue Description

Edinburgh College is one of Scotland’s biggest Colleges with nearly 30,000 students across 4 campuses in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Edinburgh College academic centres have skilled, knowledgeable staff with expertise in specialist areas with industry experience to ensure all students have the most relevant and up to date teaching. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of industry and Edinburgh College are continually committed to the highest academic standards and excellence in learning and teaching. Our Sighthill campus is located in the West of Edinburgh. Sighthill celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2015 and has been continually improved over that time to provide a range of excellent facilities for students.

Accessibility

The North entrance (near the Music Box and the disabled bays) has a double door automatic entrance. The South entrance has a ramp leading from the car park area to the double door automatic entrance. Lifts are in the corridor past Reception and Student Services. Because of the design of the building, not all of the lifts go to the very top floors. Please ask a member of staff for more information.

Awards List

LGBT Foundations Charter

Toilets

There are a number of accessible toilets. On the ground floor, there is one near the Reception Desk, one in the Atrium and one if you follow the corridor round through the Enterprise Centre. Other accessible toilets can be found, for example on the first floor near to the other toilets and on the second floor near the library. The Music Box (ground floor near lift) and the Sports Hall (ground floor) have accessible toilets.

Staff

All staff have access to online equality and diversity training. The College also provides training on, for example, mental health awareness, dyslexia, Deaf Awareness, etc. as part of continuing professional development. Some staff specialise in teaching community ESOL to students. BSL interpreters and communication support workers are provided to Deaf students where needed, and student learning advisors can help with any adjustments.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

The Community Garden is between the Music Box and the Sports Hall if you want a quiet green space, and Sightill Public Park is just behind college.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Parking

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