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1. ECA Graduate Show 2021

18 June 2021. Time to get artistic! The 2021 Edinburgh College of Art Graduate Show starts with a launch event featuring a selection of graduates who will share their final year work, and their experiences of completing their studies under pandemic conditions. Afterwards, you’ll be able to gain a more in-depth view of the work of our graduates with the launch of the 2021 Graduate Show website. Plus there's an after party too!

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2. Study UK: Preparing for work

Learn how to identify your strengths and use them in your career!

In the last ten years there have been more than 12 million international graduates of UK education. This four-week course will equip international graduates with the skills and understanding that they need in order to navigate and enter their local employment market. It will support them to identify their skills, and how to communicate these effectively to potential employers, as well building an understanding of organisational and workplace culture.

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3. New College Founders' Day on 3 June

3 June 2021 marks the 175th Anniversary of Thomas Chalmers laying the foundation stone of New College, the majestic building that is home to the School of Divinity. To mark this, please join the New College community for an informal virtual gathering. This social event will allow staff, students, and alumni to connect and share their experiences of New College. It will also mark the launch of the New College Past, Present and Future online exhibition.

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4. New College Past and Present - Live Event

5 June 2021: join us for a day of special talks, panels and activities in celebration of New College's Past and Present. The day will reflect on the history of teaching at New College, its place in the world today and hopes for the future.

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5. Talbot Rice Gallery is back

It is with great pleasure that we announce the re-opening of Talbot Rice Gallery in Old College! Returning to galleries has been a longing for many of us who are nourished by the arts, and as we build up our opening exhibition, I’m amazed by the scent of the gallery and the acoustics of those vast rooms once more springing back to life. Artists’ visions are coming into focus day after day, as is the awakening exhilaration of being in the company of art.

On Tuesday 18 May we will throw open the doors and launch The Normal...

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