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School vs College

It is never too early or too late to start thinking about your future and your options.

Wondering about what college might be like? Follow this blog on Edinburgh College page to learn more about differences between school and college here

Edinburgh College clearing event 9th of August

Course Clearing Event

@ Edinburgh College

The college are running a clearing event – an opportunity to talk to lecturers, discuss your exam results and find out about courses with vacancies. Details below:

Link to Edinburgh College website with more information  here

Thursday 9 August 2018
12 – 4 pm
Granton Campus
350 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE

Pupils applying to Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine or Law courses:

Important information for pupils applying to Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine or Law courses:

  • All applicants to degree courses in Medicine and Dentistry must sit an aptitude test : UKCAT (UK Clinical Aptitude Test) You must register on-line to take the test. Registration between 1 May 2018 and 18 September 2018.  The test must be taken between 2 July 2018 and 2 October 2018. More info here
  • The BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test) is used for entry to Medicine, Dentistry and for Biomedical Sciences by some universities. Registration is between 1 September and 1 October 2018. More info here  
  • The LNAT (National Admissions Test for law) used by Glasgow University (and other institutions outside Scotland) to assess applications to all courses in Law. More info no dates and registration here


SQA exam results

SQA exam results are out on the 7th of August 2018. If you need to discuss your results  – call the Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000 on the results day. The Helpline is open from 7-15 August. Full details of the Helpline will be available at

If you’d like to chat to your Careers Adviser about your results and the effect this will have on your next career steps, call us on 0131 665 3120 or email: , or .