Who can take part?

Reach works with schools in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross. If you are in S4-S6 and attend one of the schools below, and are interested in Medicine, Dentistry or Law then we’d like to hear from you!

If you don’t attend one of these schools you could still take part – please see below.


  • Arbroath Academy
  • Arbroath High School
  • Brechin High School
  • Forfar Academy
  • Montrose Academy

Perth & Kinross

  • Blairgowrie High School
  • Crieff High School
  • Perth Academy
  • Perth Grammar School
  • St John's RC Academy


  • Baldragon Academy
  • Braeview Academy
  • Craigie High School
  • Harris Academy
  • Morgan Academy
  • St John's RC High School
  • St Paul's Academy

I don’t attend one of these schools

You may still be eligible to participate in Reach if you attend any state school in Dundee, Angus or Perth & Kinross and you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Your home postcode being in a Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) decile 1-4 (MD20 or MD40) zone*
  • You are a carer**
  • You are care-experienced/a looked after child
  • You are eligible for or in receipt of free school meals

To register for the project, please complete the online form below. Once you have registered you will be able to sign up to our events and access our online resources and 1-1 support.

Register Now!

More information about some of these criteria

*SIMD Decile 1-4 (MD20 or MD40)

You can find your postcode category at http://simd.scot

Type your postcode into the ‘area finder’ box on the left, click ‘GO’, then hover over the yellow marker that appears on the map.

If the ‘current data zone’ box on the right of the screen states ‘Quintile 1’ or ‘Quintile 2’ then you are eligible to register with the project.

**Young Carer

The University of Dundee defines a young carer as ‘anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.