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The LEAPS office is open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

The LEAPS Office   Room 1/06   Old Moray House   Holyrood Road   Edinburgh   EH8 8AQ
Find a map showing the location of our office here.

(Please note, the LEAPS Office at the address above is closed and the LEAPS Team is currently working from home due to COVID-19, so please reach us by email or phone using the details below.)

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 07774336265 (COVID-19 update: This is currently the best number to call to reach the LEAPS team by phone. Calls only please, no texts.)
  • Twitter: @leaps1996

Named Contacts
If you are a student who identifies as Care Experienced, Estranged or you are a Young or Student Carer and you would like advice or guidance about any aspect of higher education, we have named contacts within the LEAPS Team who are here to support you.

  • Care Experienced – Sarah Austen
  • Estranged – Richard Kerr
  • Young or Student Carer – Jenny Edwards

Please get in touch with us at if you have any queries we can help you with.


The LEAPS Team:  
Claire Aitchison


Caroline Sanderson

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Austen

Development Officer

Joanna Sayers

Administrator (on maternity leave)

Jenny Edwards

Development Officer

Rhona Scott

Business Manager

Richard Kerr

Development Officer

Alice Smith

Assistant Director

Laura Kwiatkowski

Development Officer

Joanne Stubbs


Ged Lerpiniere


Alison Train

Assistant Director

  Jennie Younger

Communications & Information Officer