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Meet the Chief Vet Officer for Scotland

Recording of our Meet the Chief Vet Officer event on Thursday 13th May 2021. In this session, Sheila Voas speaks with Reach pupils about her career as a vet and her role as Chief Vet Officer for…

From  Ryan Hamilton on May 14th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Meet the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Scotland - Live Q&A

A recording of the live Q&A session with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Scotland, Dr Gregor Smith, on Thursday 22nd April 2021

From  Ryan Hamilton on April 23rd, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

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…

From  Ileana Iacobescu on February 16th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Ward 123 - Being the FY Doctor on the ward

This pre-recorded session was created and delivered by University of Edinburgh Medical Students: • Simran Piya (Class of 2022) • Yige Zhang (Class of 2022) • Shin Thong Low (Class…

From  Ryan Hamilton on September 4th, 2020 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Medicine Online Personal Statement Workshop 2020

Reach Edinburgh Online Personal Statement Workshop 2020 In this session, we cover the basics of writing a UCAS personal statement. We explore the different topics to cover in a Personal Statement…

From  Ryan Hamilton on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Reflecting Effectively

Reflecting Effectively You'll very often hear that in your UCAS application and during interviews for certain subject areas, you want to reflect on the experiences you've had and what…

From  Ryan Hamilton on August 24th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Feedback: Tutors

Academics and Tutors from different subjects and universities share their thoughts and experiences about what feedback means at university.

From  Alice Smith on July 9th, 2020 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Welcome to the LEAPS Transitions Course

Welcome to the LEAPS Transitions Course! We're looking forward to working with you throughout S6, to help support your transition from school to university - we have lots planned, and…

From  Jennifer Younger on June 23rd, 2020 0 likes 237 plays 0  

The Insights Programme 2019

University of Edinburgh students and alumni talk about how the University's Insights Programme helps students from a broad range of backgrounds develop the confidence, connections and the…

From  Claire Simpson on November 14th, 2019 0 likes 208 plays 0  

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 69 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 41 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 15 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 12 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 17 plays 0  


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 132 plays 0  

Studying Science at the University of Edinburgh: Everyone is Welcome

Studying Science at University of Edinburgh: Everyone is Welcome This video was created as part of the Geoscience Outreach course to inspire secondary school pupils from underrepresented backgrounds…

From  Jillian Hosie on May 15th, 2019 0 likes 139 plays 0