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The LEAPS team is typically available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please please reach us by email or phone using the details below.

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

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 that the office is not always staffed.) 

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 – Hayley Jones
  • 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


Joanna Sayers


Sarah Austen

Development Officer

Rhona Scott

Business Manager

Joe Burrell


Alice Smith

Assistant Director

Jenny Edwards

Development Officer

Joanne Stubbs


Hayley Jones

Development Officer

Alison Train

Assistant Director

Laura Kwiatkowski

Development Officer

(currently on secondment with SCAPP)

Kirsty Wadsley


Caroline Sanderson

Administrative Assistant

Jennie Younger

Communications & Information Officer