Undergraduate study - 2025 entry
Edinburgh: Extraordinary futures await.


YourEd is our secondary schools partnership scheme designed for schools and pupils who may feel unsure if Higher Education (HE) or the University of Edinburgh is for them. We take the University to you: sharing our resources and expertise to bring you into our University community at an earlier stage.

Our current partner schools

  • Alva Academy
  • Balwearie High School
  • Deans Community High School
  • Kirkcaldy High School
  • Portobello High School
  • Ross High School
  • Selkirk High School
  • St Augustine's High School
  • St David's RC High School 
  • Wallace High School

Our programmes

YourEd is a long-term programme of information, advice and guidance spanning the whole high school journey (S1 to S6). Our work is divided into two programmes: 

  • The YourEd School Programme: Our offer to all pupils (S1 to S6) within all our partner schools.

  • YourEd+: An intensive attainment and aspiration raising programme for pupils in S5 and S6.


YourEd School Programme

This is our offer to all students (S1 to S6) within our partner schools.


An intensive attainment and aspiration raising programme for pupils in S5 and S6. YourEd+ aims to support pupils that have the potential to go to university to achieve your desired grades at Highers and successfully transition into university level study by increasing your confidence, academic skills and attainment.

Contact us


  • Widening Participation

Contact details

Contact us through an online sign language interpreter

British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact the University of Edinburgh via Contact Scotland BSL, the online British Sign Language video relay interpreting service.

Find out more on the Contact Scotland BSL website