We use contextual data, such as your postcode and school/college, to highlight whether your application should receive additional consideration in our admissions process.

Fill in the form below to find out whether your application to study at Edinburgh is likely to be given this additional consideration.

(*) indicates required field.

Care experienced
As part of your UCAS application you will be asked to indicate if you have care experience. We define care experience as having spent any time in care at any stage of your life.
Programme participation
The widening participation programmes currently recognised in our contextual data policy are
Please enter your postcode in two parts separated by a space, e.g. EH8 9YL
You can select your school from the dropdown menu, you can also start typing the name of the school which will provide you with a shorter list to select from.

The checker is updated each year with the latest available data and is only relevant to applicants applying for entry in September 2023.

For more information on widening access offers including support for students facing other barriers including refugees, asylum seekers, students with caring responsibilities and those who have completed our recognised bridging programmes, please look at our widening access offers page:
Widening access offers

You can find more information on applying to the University of Edinburgh on our undergraduate study page:
Undergraduate study - 2023 entry.

Contact us:
Undergraduate enquiries