LEAPS S5 Parents' & Carers' Information Evening Registration

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LEAPS S5 Parents' & Carers' Information Evening Registration

About the LEAPS S5 Parents' & Carers' Information Evening

What: LEAPS S5 Parents’ & Carers’ Information Evening

The LEAPS S5 Parents’ & Carers’ Information Evening is for parents and carers of S5 LEAPS-eligible students. Find out more about the support LEAPS offers to LEAPS-eligible students who are thinking about applying for higher education courses at college (HNC/HND) or university.

When: Wednesday 27th March 2019, 7-9pm

Where: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Campus (Riccarton), Edinburgh, EH14 4AS.

For further directions to Heriot-Watt University and more maps (including car parking and bus routes) please see here. Free visitor parking is available.

On the day please make your way to the main reception, from which the event will be signposted.

More Info:

  • Find out about the support LEAPS offers to LEAPS-eligible students throughout S5 and S6.
  • Get advice and information on choosing and applying for higher education courses.
  • Speak to local colleges and universities at our Higher Education Exhibition.
  • Hear from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) about funding.
  • Hear from current students who will share their own experiences of applying to, and life at, university.

Who can attend?

S5 LEAPS-eligible students are very welcome to attend alongside parents, carers and guardians. If you are unsure if your child is LEAPS eligible, please contact us.

We also have an annual S5 Conference for students in March (this year the S5 Conference for students will take place on Wednesday 20 March 2019) and we would encourage all S5 LEAPS-eligible students to attend. Find out more about the S5 Conference here.

Travel

Please see the booking form below for the public transport support we are offering to help you travel to and from this session. (Please note, we are not able to reimburse mileage.)

Where you register for an event more than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, travel passes will be posted to your home address where possible or if we cannot easily send travel passes in advance, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt.

Where you register for an event less than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt (reimbursement could be in the form of a travel pass for future use or cash).

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact us.

How do I register for this event?

To register for this event, please complete the online booking form below.

If you have any queries or problems with booking your place using the online form below, please contact us.

Please provide us with contact details in case we need to contact you about the event or let you know about any last-minute changes.

Travel

Please note, we offer public transport support as outlined below. We are not able to reimburse mileage.

We are able to post out bus tickets in advance for Lothian City Buses and First Bus, if you register more than 5 working days before the event. 

For all other bus companies, train tickets, and if you register less than 5 working days before the event, we can provide public transport reimbursement at the event on production of a valid ticket/receipt if you request it.

Students: If you have a Young Scot card, please use it to claim a reduced travel fare: https://young.scot/discounts/young-scot-card/save-money-on-travel/

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