Can I take part in Reach?
Reach works with state schools in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross. If you are in S4-S6 at one of these schools, meet the below criteria, and are interested in Medicine, Dentistry or Law then we'd like to hear from you. Our eligibility criteria is:
- Your home postcode being in a Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) decile 1-4 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.
More information about some of these criteria
*SIMD Decile 1-4
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 'Decile 1', 'Decile 2', 'Decile 3' or 'Decile 4' then you are eligible to register with the project.
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.