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

Monday 26 February, S6, Eyemouth HS, 14:55-15:45 - FULL

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) for 13:15. You will then be dropped back at the meeting point after the workshop around 17:15.

Prefer to make your own way to the school? If you live in the Scottish Borders and would rather make your own way to the school, we can meet you at the school reception at 14:45. The school address is Eyemouth High School, Gunsgreenhill, Eyemouth, Scottish Borders, TD14 5LZ. Please note the school is over an hour’s drive away from Edinburgh and considerably longer on public transport. However it may suit volunteers who live in the Scottish Borders to meet us at the school. 

How to sign up for this workshop: Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to attending this event. Remember to let us know if you would like free LEAPS transport to the school or if you would prefer to make your own way to/from the school.

Volunteers needed: 
2 maximum
Signed up so far: 
Anjana R (LEAPS transport)
Seren R (LEAPS transport)

Monday 26 February, S6, Bannockburn HS, 15:05-15:55 - FULL

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) for 13:35. You will be dropped back here after the workshops at around 17:25.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As Heriot-Watt University is en route to the school, we may be able to offer a pick up there at 14:00 and drop you back there after the workshop by 17:00. If you are interested in this option, please let us know when you email us to sign up and we will confirm if this pick-up is possible.

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 14:55. The school address is Bannockburn High School, Bannockburn, Stirling, FK7 0HQ.

Volunteers needed: 
2 maximum
Signed up so far: 
Jasper C (LEAPS transport)
Megan M (LEAPS transport)

Monday 4 March, S6, Drummond CHS, 11:25-12:15 - FULL

Times for LEAPS Transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) for 10:45. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 12:50.

Prefer to make your own way to the school?: Please meet us in the school reception at 10:25. The school address is Drummond Community High School, 41 Bellevue Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4BS 

How to sign up for this workshop: Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to attending this event. Remember to let us know if you would like free LEAPS transport to the school or if you would prefer to make your own way to/from the school.

Volunteers needed: 
4 maximum
Signed up so far: 
Jemima O (LEAPS transport)
Lynne C (LEAPS transport)
Traya E M (LEAPS transport)
Emma Co (LEAPS transport)

Tuesday 5 March, S3 on campus, University of Edinburgh, 9:00-12:30

Meeting point and times: We will meet LEAPS volunteers in room LG 07 Teaching Studio of the University of Edinburgh’s 40 George Square building, Edinburgh EH8 9JX at 9:00. Here, we will give a briefing and outline your role before the school group visiting arrives.

What volunteers can take part? Any volunteer from any university can take part! You will be accompanied by a LEAPS member of staff so no prior knowledge of the University of Edinburgh is required - just enthusiasm for the student experience! 

Volunteers needed: 
Ideally between 5-7

Wednesday 6 March, S6, Liberton HS, 10:10-11:00

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) for 9:40. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11:30.

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 10:00. The school address is Liberton High School, 328 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7PT.

How to sign up for this workshop: Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to attending this event. Remember to let us know if you would like free LEAPS transport to the school or if you would prefer to make your own way to/from the school.

Volunteers needed: 
8 maximum
Signed up so far: 
Sohani W (LEAPS transport)
Marc H (LEAPS transport)
Cindy M (LEAPS transport)
Georgia T (LEAPS transport)
Doug A (LEAPS transport)
Qianqian W (LEAPS transport)
Amber P (LEAPS transport)

Thursday 7 March, S6, Tynecastle HS, 10:20-11:10

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) for 09:50. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 11:40.

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 10:10. The school address is Tynecastle High School, 2 Mcleod Street, Edinburgh, EH11 2ND.

How to sign up for this workshop: Please email leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk if you can commit to attending this event. Remember to let us know if you would like free LEAPS transport to the school or if you would prefer to make your own way to/from the school.

Volunteers needed: 
8 maximum
Signed up so far: 
Megan M (LEAPS transport)
Marc H (LEAPS transport)
Kristin F (LEAPS transport)
Jasmine B (LEAPS transport)
Doug A (LEAPS transport)
Sam I (own transport)
Amber P (LEAPS transport)

Thurs 14 March, S3 on campus, University of Edinburgh, 9:00-12:30

Meeting point and times: We will meet LEAPS volunteers in the James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB 4325C) at King's Buildings at 9:00. Here, we will give a briefing and outline your role before the school group visiting arrives. If you are not sure how to find the JCMB at King's Buildings, you have the option of travelling with some members of the LEAPS team from the University of Edinburgh's central campus to King's Buildings. A taxi will leave from outside the Business School cafe at 29 Buccleuch Place at 8:45. You will finish the event by 12:15. A taxi will then drop LEAPS volunteers off at central campus around 12:30. Please let us know when you email us to sign up where you would prefer to meet us before the start of the event.

What volunteers can take part? Any volunteer from any university can take part! You will be accompanied by a LEAPS member of staff so no prior knowledge of King's Buildings is required - just enthusiasm for the student experience!  

Volunteers needed: 
Ideally between 5-7

Wednesday 20 March, S3 on campus, University of Edinburgh, 9:00-12:30

Meeting point and times: We will meet LEAPS volunteers in room 1.16 of the University of Edinburgh’s Lister Learning and Teaching Centre (LTTC) at 5 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU at 9:00. Here, we will give a briefing and outline your role before the school group visiting arrives.

What volunteers can take part? Any volunteer from any university can take part! You will be accompanied by a LEAPS member of staff so no prior knowledge of the University of Edinburgh is required - just enthusiasm for the student experience! 

Volunteers needed: 
Ideally between 5-7

Thurs 21 March, Meet the student workshop, University of Edinburgh, 13:30-16:30

Meeting point and times: We will meet LEAPS volunteers in the Outreach Centre 9C Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8FP at 13:30. Here, we will give a briefing and outline your role before the Transition Course students arrive.

What volunteers can take part? Any volunteer from any university can take part! We are just looking for enthusiasm for the student experience! 

Volunteers needed: 
7