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LEAPS Creative Extras 2019

A snapshot of the 2019 LEAPS Creative Extras art and design programme.

From  Jennifer Younger on November 5th, 2019 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Football: More Than A Game

The Academy of Sport, Widening Participation, The Centre for Open Learning and Hibernian Community Foundation have partnered to create a Level 7 credit-bearing course that offers adult learners the…

From  Jazmine Tamplin on October 2nd, 2019 0 likes 24 plays

Pupils inspired to consider their future

The University is working with local schools to explore with pupils their options later in life.Through a range of projects, staff at Edinburgh are seeking to encourage young people from all…

From  Jazmine Tamplin on October 2nd, 2019 0 likes 8 plays

Primary and Early Secondary Years Initiative - 10 week project with S1 pupils

S1 pupils from Wester Hailes Education Centre, Liberton High School and Leith Academy learn about what it's like to study at University in the 'Primary and Early Secondary Years…

From  Jazmine Tamplin on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays

Educated Pass

The University has pioneered the Educated Pass project which helps teenage boys think about how the school curriculum is relevant to them, and how pursuing their studies could help them achieve a…

From  Jazmine Tamplin on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

About LEAPS

LEAPS is a widening participation programme which aims to encourage and advise students who are traditionally under-represented in higher education. We support young people in South-East Scotland,…

From  Jennifer Younger on August 7th, 2019 0 likes 86 plays 0  

LEAPS - Top Tips: The Student Perspective

Top Tips: The Student Perspective

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 23 plays 0  

LEAPS - The Student Voice: Ellie and Rebekah

The difference between an open day and a post-applicant visit day

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

LEAPS - The Student Voice: Rebekah

How I made my choices

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

LEAPS - The Student Voice: Ellie

How I made my choices.

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

LEAPS - How do I select a good Insurance choice?

How do I select a good Insurance choice?

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

LEAPS - Why should I go to a post-offer visit day?

Why should I got to a post-offer visit day?

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

LEAPS - What opportunities are there for me at college?

What opportunities are there for me at college?

From  Jennifer Younger on May 13th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Promoting fairer access to Scottish universities: how can this be achieved?

This is the second annual memorial lecture in honour of the late Professor David Raffe. Professor Vikki Bolover of Durhan University drew on her recent research in Scotland to consider how we can…

From  Ileana Iacobescu on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Opportunities at College

An introduction to opportunities to study at college and routes into university level study...

From  Jenny Edwards on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

LEAPS Teaser

A small teaser about the work of LEAPS...

From  Alice Smith on November 27th, 2018 0 likes 84 plays 0