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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 or Joanne 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.

Thur 28 Feb, S5, St David's HS, 11.30-12.20

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.30am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 1.15pm

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 11.20am. The school address is: St David's High School, 1 Cousland Road, Dalkieth, EH22 2PS.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Christopher C
Bailey B
Euan F

Wed 6 Mar, S6, Heriot Watt (Galashiels Campus), 17.15-19.00 - NEW!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh for 3.15pm. You will be dropped back there after the workshop at around 8.15pm

Prefer to make your own way? If you would rather make your own way there, we will meet you at the Student Lounge, High Mill Building at 5pm. The address is: High Mill Building, Heriot Watt, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HF.

Please note: This is a version of the S6 transitions workshop that we have run in schools already this session. There will be students from various schools in attendance, and the session will be extended to accomodate pre-uni networking. The volunteer role remains the same, acting as a point of contact for advice and experience-sharing on the transition from high school to university. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

Volunteers needed: 
4-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Mon 11 March, S5, Craigroyston, 9.30-10.20 - NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 8.40am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11.00am.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 9.20am. The school address is: 67 Pennywell Road, Edinburgh, EH4 4NL.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Chloe H
Rhona G
Felicity G
Tia B
Luanna M
Iona W
Waiting list: Gabriella W

Wed 13 Mar, S5, Lornshill Academy, 11.50-12.40 - NEW!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10.20am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 2.00/2.15pm.  A pick up/drop off may also be available from Stirling University as it is near the school. If you are interesed in this option please ask about this when you email is.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way there we will meet you at the school reception at 11.40am. The school address is: Lornshill Academy, Tullibody Road, Alloa, FK10 2ES.

Volunteers needed: 
4-6 in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Caroline D

Wed 13 Mar, S6, Heriot Watt (Edinburgh Campus), 17.15-19.00 - NEW!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh for 4pm. You will be dropped back there after the workshop at around 7.45pm

Prefer to make your own way? If you would rather make your own way there, we will meet you at the Heriot Watt Student Union Reception at 5pm. The address is: Student Union, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS. 

Please note: This is a version of the S6 transitions workshop that we have run in schools already this session. There will be students from various schools in attendance, and the session will be extended to accomodate pre-uni networking. The volunteer role remains the same, acting as a point of contact for advice and experience-sharing on the transition from high school to university. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.

Volunteers needed: 
6-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Ruixin Z
Saira R

Tues 26 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30 - NEW!

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (Room 1.16, Lister Learning and Teaching Building) 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.

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: 
5-8 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet !

Wed 27 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30

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: 
6-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Neil A
Christopher C
Suzanne E

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