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.
For further information about any of these projects, please contact the appropriate team member.
High Flyers is a fully-funded university experience week delivered in partnership with LEAPS (Lothians Equal Access Programme for Schools) and partner institutions: the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Heriot-Watt University and Queen Margaret University.
Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP East)
SWAP brings together colleges and universities in Scotland to work together developing access courses that address the needs of mature students from backgrounds previously under-represented in higher education. Since the launch of SWAP in 1988 more than 30,000 adults have taken the SWAP route to return to study.
BA in Childhood Practice
Our BA in Childhood Practice part-time degree programme is aimed at those wishing to mix study with work.
A range of scholarships help new students experiencing financial difficulties take up their place of admission at the University of Edinburgh.