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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 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: 
Nobody yet!

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 at HWU)

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

Mon 9 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (listed below) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Castlebrae 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: 
Steve A

Fri 13 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 (Liberton 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!

Mon 16 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 (Newbattle 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: 
Steve A

Fri 27 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9:00-12:30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (listed below) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Wester Hailes Education Centre) 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. 

Please note:  You DON'T have to be a University of Edinburgh student to participate in this event. You don't need to know your way around Edinburgh University's central campus either as you will always be accompanied by a member of the LEAPS Team. All you need to do is engage your group and talk enthusiastically about your own experiences at the university you attend.

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

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