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There is a range of resources and help available for those looking to further their education at University.

  • University prospectus'

    This page has links to all the universities in Scotland undergraduate courses for 2017.

  • UCAS

    UCAS stands for the 'Universities and Colleges Admissions Service'. They are the organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK


    LEAPS supports young people in South-East Scotland, raising aspirations and providing impartial advice about higher education. LEAPS aims to promote social inclusion and equality of opportunity by facilitating increased participation and success in higher education.

  • UCAS Clearing

    Clearing is how universities and colleges fill any places they still have on their courses. It's an ideal way for you to find another course if you have been unsuccessful with your initial application.

  • Pathway to the Professions

    This ground-breaking project, initiated in 2001/02, is managed and delivered by the Widening Participation Team in Student Recruitment and Admissions. The project encourages progression by under-represented school students into professional courses in Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Architecture. All students from the 46 local secondary schools in Edinburgh and the Lothians are eligible to register with Pathways. We currently have over 500 school students registered, from S4 to S6.

  • Kickstart Summer School

    Kickstart is a collaborative project with the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Queen Margaret University and Scotland's Rural College and is funded by the local councils in East, Mid and West Lothian.

  • Student Awards Agency Scotland

    Students Awards Agency Scotland is an agency of the Scottish Government giving financial support to eligible students doing a course of further or higher education in the UK.

  • Young Applicant in Schools Scheme

    The Open University (OU) in Scotland's engagement with schools includes their popular Young Applicants in Schools Scheme (YASS), which gives pupils access to a wide range of accredited study options. They offer modules in a wide range of subject areas including science, engineering, business studies, health and social care, IT and computing, arts, mathematics and sport and fitness. Each module offered through YASS is at level 1, equivalent to SCQF Level 7 and the first year at a traditional university.

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