LEAPS was created with the aim of encouraging and advising students who are traditionally under-represented in higher education. We support young people in South East Scotland who are considering higher education and currently work in 59 schools with students who match LEAPS eligibility criteria. If you are unsure if you are LEAPS eligible, you can check our criteria here.
We provide impartial advice and guidance about the higher education options available to you after you leave school and we organise events and activities (both in and out of school) to help prepare you for the higher education application process and for the step up to higher education study.
We are a partnership organisation, which includes all of the higher education institutions in Edinburgh. We are also a genuinely multi-exit programme and we will support you regardless of which higher education institution you hope to apply to. LEAPS-eligible pupils have gone on to study at higher education institutions all over Scotland and beyond.
If you have any questions, please get in touch!
What's coming up?
LEAPS Results Day Hotline
It’s a little while away, we know, but we’re already wishing you lots of luck for SQA Results Day on Tuesday 6 August 2019!
If you do need any advice on the day – be that with Clearing, college places or subject choices for S6 – you can get in touch with us here at the LEAPS Office and speak to a member of our LEAPS Results Day Hotline team.
We’ll let you know closer to the time which phone numbers to call for this, as we’ll have dedicated phone lines set up.
In the meantime, have a great summer break from all of us here at LEAPS!