Widening Participation

Projects

An overview of our various widening participation projects.

Pathways to the Professions

Pathways to the Professions provides advice and guidance to local state school students interested in applying for Medicine, Law or Veterinary Medicine.

Educated Pass

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

Reach

Reach: Edinburgh provides advice and guidance to students interested in applying for Medicine, Law or Veterinary Medicine, who attend selected state schools in the Scottish Borders and Forth Valley.

ACES

ACES (Access to Creative Education in Scotland) is a project which provides encouragement and advice for students who may be under-represented in universities and who are considering applying to art and design based courses.

Sutton Trust Summer School

The University of Edinburgh Sutton Trust Summer School provides you with a complete, realistic and rewarding experience of student life. The 2018 Summer School will take place in July 2018. Applications will open in January 2018.

Committed to Care Leavers

Care leavers are one of the most under-represented groups in higher education. At the University of Edinburgh, we welcome applications from talented students with a background in care, and we are committed to doing all we can to help you apply to, and successfully study at, the University.

Peer Mentoring

We offer a trained peer mentor to first year Widening Participation students, to help them settle into university.

Other projects

The University’s Widening Participation Team is involved in a wide variety of projects supporting applicants and current students alike.

Partnership projects

The University's Widening Participation Team works closely with internal and external partner organisations on a variety of projects supporting applicants and current students alike.