Due to COVID restrictions, SWAP East staff are currently working remotely. Should you wish to contact us, please email:

SWAP.East@ed.ac.uk

Should you wish to speak to a member of staff, please email us with your telephone number and we will call you back. 


SWAP East
is a partnership between colleges and universities in the east of Scotland that aims to promote and support access to higher education for adults.
 
To find out if a SWAP access programme is for you, read the information for prospective SWAP students on the National page or contact SWAP East (Mon-Fri 9-5).

The SWAP East team
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From left to right:
Lesley Dunbar: Director
Nick Hutcheon: 
Coordinator
Anna Reynolds: 
Administrator


SWAP East
22B Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh 
EH8 9LN
swap.east@ed.ac.uk
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As a SWAP East student, you can participate in our mentoring programme. To learn more about it, read here. And to hear first hand from some of our mentors and mentees, watch here and here

Request a mentor - CLICK HERE:
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Be a mentor - CLICK HERE:
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Further information
Email: swap.east@ed.ac.uk  
TRACY ANN MULLIGAN
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HELEN MACINDOE
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JENNY MONTGOMERY
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Higher education was never going to be on the cards for me as quite an unruly teenager. I was going to get a job...
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VIVIENNE MCCOMB
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After a career of 22 years, I was at a loss what to do with my life after losing my job in 2011.  I was a single...
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Borders
Dundee and Angus
Edinburgh
Fife
North Highland/UHI
Newbattle Abbey
North East Scotland
Perth/UHI
West Lothian
Inverness/UHI

SWAP East access programmes are currently offered at all these colleges. The nature of these programmes varies from college to college and can also change from year to year.

See
our programmes for details of current access programmes.
Abertay
Aberdeen 
Dundee
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Napier
Scotland’s Rural University College (SRUC)
Robert Gordon
Stirling

Highlands and Islands (UHI)
St Andrews
Queen Margaret
Heriot-Watt

All of our partner universities  consider applications from SWAP students. Use the progression route finder below to look up degree programmes available to SWAP East students and check out which access programme is the most suitable for your degree choice.
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