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Welcome to the LEAPS Volunteer Notice Board! Here you will find details of events for LEAPS student volunteers.

If there are any events that you would like to take part in, please email Claire, Joanne or Jenny at leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk to let us know which ones you would like to sign up for and if you require transport. We will then add your name to the event listing, send you a confirmation email and we’ll be in touch again nearer the time just to re-confirm arrangements.

Tues 18 Feb, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 9:00-12:30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (details of room and location is listed below) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Forrester High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

Sign up for this workshop:  Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to this event from 9.00-12.30pm.

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Katie M
Hannah M
Saira R
Aran R
Tom O
Aiman A
Sophie S
Ruth L
Khaled A

Wed 19 Feb, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 9:00-12:30 This event now FULL

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Tynecastle High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Ioana B
Saira R
Emma A
Tom O
Catherine D
Sophie S
Dariusz D
Maria J
Mridul G
Zari B

Wed 19 Feb, S4, WHEC, Edinburgh, 13:55-14:45 NOW FULL!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 13:00.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 15.20

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As Heriot Watt University is on the way to the school we will be able to offer to pick up volunteers there around 13:30, returning there after the workshop around 15:10. 

 

Volunteers needed: 
4-6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Gundit P
Charis P (pick up at HWU)
Rebecca T
Nestor M (pick up at HWU)

Thurs 20 Feb, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 9.00-12:30 CANCELLED

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Craigroyston Community High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

 

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Tilly L
Saira R
Tom O

Fri 21 Feb, S4, Grangemouth, Grangemouth,11:25-12:15

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.10.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13:15.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we may be able to offer a pick up there.  We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt university depending on demand.  If you are interested in either of these options please let us know when you email us to sign up.

Signed up so far: 
Paige H
Zainab B (pick up at Stirling Uni)
Niamh NL
Martin Z
Chloe A
Paulina A

Mon 24 Feb, S6, Grangemouth HS, Edinburgh, 09:30-10:20

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 8:10. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11:30.

Additional pick-up/drop-off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we may be able to offer a pick up there. We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt University depending on demand. If you are interested in either of these options, please let us know when you email to sign up.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?: If you would rather make you own way to the school we can meet you at the school reception at 09:15. The school address is Grangemouth High School, Tinto Drive, Grangemouth, FK3 0HW.

Signed up so far: 
Lyndsey S.
Rebekah O
Roberta G
Hongcheng Q
Paulina A

Wed 26 Feb, S4, Armadale Academy, Armadale, 08:45-09:40

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 07:30.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 10:40. 

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As Heriot Watt University is on the way to the school we may be able to offer to pick up volunteers there around 08:00, returning there after the workshop around 10:30. 

 

Signed up so far: 
Charis P (picking up/dropping off at HWU)
Georga M (picking up/dropping off at HWU)
Megan O ( make own way )
Sophie S
Shallom I ( pick up / drop off HWU )
Maddie P

Fri 28 Feb, S4, Grangemouth, Grangemouth, 11:25-12:15

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10:00.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13:15.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we may be able to offer a pick up there. We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt university depending on demand. If you are interested in either of these options please let us know when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers max can be accommodated in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Rhiannon G

Fri 28 Feb, S6, Forrester, Edinburgh, 10.45-12.35

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 9.50. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13.15.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Celia B
Georga M (making own way there/back)
Niamh NL

Wed 4th Mar, S6, Liberton HS, Edinburgh, 14.00-15:15

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 13:30. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 15:45.

Additional pick-up/drop-off points: As we pass the University of Edinburgh's Kings Buildings on the way to the school we can pick up and drop off there. If you are interested in this option please mention it when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Lyndsey S
Hannah M
Olivia F
Roberta G
Tilly L
Sophie S