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Our graduates share how the Community Education programme has helped them in their careers

Recent graduates talk about their impressions of the Community Education programme, how they enjoyed their student experience, and how the theory and practical components of their studies have helped…

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LEAPS Creative Extras 2019

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Higher Education, Funding and Access: Scotland and the UK in International Perspective

These dual, and sometimes competing, pressures must be understood within the context of globalisation. Developed countries generally see higher education as a way of building knowledge economies,…

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LEAPS - Top Tips: The Student Perspective

Top Tips: The Student Perspective

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LEAPS - The Student Voice: Ellie and Rebekah

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

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LEAPS - The Student Voice: Rebekah

How I made my choices

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LEAPS - The Student Voice: Ellie

How I made my choices.

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LEAPS - How do I select a good Insurance choice?

How do I select a good Insurance choice?

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

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

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LEAPS - What opportunities are there for me at college?

What opportunities are there for me at college?

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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…

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