17th - 21st October 2016 Creative Extras is a series of activities for LEAPS-eligible students who are applying for creative courses at any higher education institution.
About the Art & Design Week:
Creative Extras is a series of activities for LEAPS-eligible students who are applying for creative courses at any higher education institution.
The Creative Extras Art and Design Week provides students with the opportunity to gain confidence, learn new skills and to develop their portfolio in order to enhance their applications on art and design courses – the ‘extras’ needed over and above the academic requirements for creative arts applications.
During the week, students have the opportunity to work with artists, academics and students from our partner universities – Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh Napier and the University of Edinburgh – as well as the Fruitmarket Gallery. The week culminates in a celebratory exhibition at the Sculpture Court Balcony, Edinburgh College of Art.
LEAPS is a widening participation programme promoting higher education. We support young people in secondary schools in South East Scotland, raising aspirations, providing impartial advice and guidance about higher education, and assisting with the transition to post-school study.