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About Pathways

Pathways to the Professions provides advice and guidance to school students in all 46 state schools in Edinbrugh and the Lothians interested in applying for Medicine, Law, Veterinary Medicine or Architecture.

Background and Information

Find out all about Pathways to the Professions, how it started, what it does and how it can help you.

Pathways Film

The film features current University of Edinburgh undergraduate students Ashley Meikle, Alex Sharp, Jamie Reid and Mark Tait, as well as QC John Scott and architect Helen Lucas.

Information for teachers

Information for teachers and careers advisers in our link schools and colleges.


Current University students studying Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Architecture answer some frequently-asked questions.