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The LEAPS team is typically available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please please reach us by email or phone using the details below.

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 07774336265 (This is currently the best number to call to reach the LEAPS team by phone. Calls only please, no texts.)
  • Twitter: @leaps1996
  • Instagram: @leaps1996

The LEAPS Office   Room 1/06   Old Moray House   Holyrood Road   Edinburgh   EH8 8AQ
Find a map showing the location of our office here. (Please note that the office is not always staffed.) 

Named Contacts
If you are a student who identifies as Care Experienced, Estranged or you are a Young or Student Carer and you would like advice or guidance about any aspect of higher education, we have named contacts within the LEAPS Team who are here to support you.

  • Care Experienced – Sarah Austen
  • Estranged – Hayley Jones
  • Young or Student Carer – Fiona Das

Please get in touch with us at if you have any queries we can help you with.


The LEAPS Team:  
Claire Aitchison


Caroline Sanderson

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Austen

Development Officer

Joanna Sayers


Joe Burrell


Rhona Scott

Business Manager

Fiona Das

Development Officer

Alice Smith

Assistant Director

Jenny Edwards

Development Officer

Alison Train

Assistant Director

Steph Harkes

Development Officer

Kirsty Wadsley


Hayley Jones

Development Officer

Jennie Younger

Communications & Information Officer

Laura Kwiatkowski

Development Officer

(currently on secondment with SCAPP)