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Welcome to the LEAPS Volunteer Notice Board! Here you will find details of events for LEAPS student volunteers.

If there are any events that you would like to take part in, please email Claire, Joanne or Jenny at leapsvolunteers@ed.ac.uk to let us know which ones you would like to sign up for and if you require transport. We will then add your name to the event listing, send you a confirmation email and we’ll be in touch again nearer the time just to re-confirm arrangements.

Fri 28 Feb, S4, Grangemouth, Grangemouth, 11:25-12:15

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point (listed below) at the University of Edinburgh for 10:00.  You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13:15.

Additional pick-up/drop off points: As the school is not far from the University of Stirling we may be able to offer a pick up there. We may also be able to pick up and drop off at Heriot Watt university depending on demand. If you are interested in either of these options please let us know when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
6 volunteers max can be accommodated in LEAPS transport
Signed up so far: 
Alice B
Maddy P

Fri 28 Feb, S6, Forrester, Edinburgh, 10.45-12.35

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 9.50. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13.15.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Celia B
Georga M (making own way there/back)
Niamh NL
Holly W
Maria K
Nuala B
Rebekah O

Wed 4th Mar, S6, Liberton HS, Edinburgh, 14.00-15:15 - NOW FULL!

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point near University of Edinburgh at 13:30. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 15:45.

Additional pick-up/drop-off points: As we pass the University of Edinburgh's Kings Buildings on the way to the school we can pick up and drop off there. If you are interested in this option please mention it when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Lyndsey S
Hannah M
Olivia F
Roberta G
Tilly L
Sophie S
Holly W
Katie M (make own way)
Clara S

Thur 5th Mar, S6, Forth Valley College, Alloa, 10.15-11.45

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point near the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 8.30. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 1.15.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Nicole C (pick up at Stirling)
Kanishk S (pick up at Stirling)
Chloe A
Zhien L (pick up at Stirling)
Martin Z

Fri 6th Mar, S6, Craigroyston HS, Edinburgh, 11.30-13.00

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point near the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 10.45. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 13.45.

Prefer to make your own way to the school ?: If you would rather make you own way to the school we can meet you at the school reception at 11.20. The school address is Craigroyston Community High School, 67 Pennywell Road, Edinburgh, EH4 4NL. 

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Chloe A (make own way)
Marina J

Mon 9 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9.00-12.30 - CANCELLED

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (listed below) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Castlebrae Community High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Steve A
Melody C
Paige H
Chloe A
Sophie S
Holly W

Fri 13 March. S3, Edin Uni, 9:00-12:30 - CANCELLED

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Liberton High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

 

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Hannah M
Nicole C
Nuala B

Mon 16 March, S3, Edin Uni, 9:00-12:30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Newbattle High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Steve A
Sophie S
Katie M
Tomas R

Mon 23 Mar, S3, Edin Uni, Edinburgh, 9.00-12:30

Start time:  Please make your own way to the 'host' room at Edinburgh University (TBC) for 9.00am where you will have a short briefing before the school (Craigroyston Community High School) arrives. You will work with small groups of pupils and much of your time will be spend out and about on campus (please wrap up warm!). You will assist your group gather key information about different topics connected to university and student life. You will also assist the group to record short film clips and prepare a short presentation on their findings.

End time: Volunteers play a large part in this campus event and as such we would really appreciate your help until the school leaves the campus at 12.30pm.

 

Volunteers needed: 
5-10 volunteers required
Signed up so far: 
Nobody yet!

Tues 24 Mar, S6, Eyemouth, Borders, 11:40-12:45

Times for LEAPS transport: Please be at the meeting point at the University of Edinburgh (listed below) at 10.25. You will be dropped back there after the workshop around 14.00

Additional pick-up/drop-off points: As we pass Queen Margaret University on the way to the school we can pick up and drop off there. If you are interested in this option please mention it when you email us to sign up.

Volunteers needed: 
8 volunteers needed
Signed up so far: 
Chloe A
Holly W
Melody C