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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.

Fri 31 Jan, S5,Bannockburn, Stirling,14.15-15.05

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 12:40.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 16.15

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we may be able to offer to pick up volunteers there around 13:40 (depending on demand), returning there after the workshop around 15.30. If you are interested in this option please let us know when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers max in LEAPS transport

Mon 3 Feb, S4, St Davids RCHS, Dalkeith, 08:40-11:10

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed and shown below) at the University of Edinburgh for 7.45am.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11.50/12.00. As you might have noticed., the length of the workshop in school is slightly longer than usual. This is because this session is a double workshop from 08.40-09.30 and then from 10.15-11.10am. Double the fun !

 

 

Volunteers needed: 
3-6 volunteers max in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Mon 3 Feb, S4, Alloa Academy, Alloa, 14:00-14:50

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 12.30.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 16.15.

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/drop off 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.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?  If you would rather make your own way to the school we can meet you at the school reception at 13.45. The school address is Alloa Academy, Bowhouse Road, Alloa, FK10 1DN.

 

 

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers max in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Fri 7 Feb, S5, Bannockburn HS, Stirling, 14:15-15:05

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 12.45.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 16:00.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we will be able to offer a pick up/drop off 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 in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Mon 10 Feb, S4, Alloa Academy, Alloa, 14:00-14:50

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 12:30.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around .

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we will be able to offer a pick up there at 13:50. We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt university. 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 in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Wed 12 Feb, S5, Lornshill Academy, Alloa, 11:50-12:40

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 14:00.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we will be able to offer a pick up there at 11:15 and dropping back here at 13:15 .  We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt university. 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 in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

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

Wed 19 Feb, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 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 (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: 
Nobody yet!

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

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)

Thurs 20 Feb, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 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: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!