Widening Participation

Educated Pass

Educated Pass works with local boys’ football teams to raise aspirations and awareness of Higher Education through passion for football.


Educated Pass works with local boys’ football teams. The programme is delivered over the course of six sessions throughout the year.


The success of Educated Pass relies on the input of a variety of partner institutions and organisations.

Clubs involved

We work with boys’ football teams from Edinburgh’s local area.

History and background

The initial idea for Educated Pass came from a request by Ayr United Football Club.

Press talk

What the press have had to say about education and football.

Team talk

Educated Pass is acknowledged as a valuable and innovative project by many significant figures in the world of football.