Inspire. Empower. Lead.


We bring together university students and bright children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their full potential both personally and academically.

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"Lauriston Lights made me feel more confident in my own abilities and in voicing my opinions" Wasif, Mentee, 2016 Summer Camp


‘Thanks to everyone who has made these two weeks so great for him! We feel very lucky to be part of such a great initiative.’ Susan, Parent, 2016 Summer Camp

who we are

"Thank you for running such a great organisation! I really appreciated the opportunity to do this and I know the kids did too" Isobel, Mentor, 2016 Summer Camp


"To have the opportunity to lead such a fantastic initiative whilst still being at university was an invaluabale experience" Kitty, Camp Leader 2016 Summer Camp


Welcome to Lauriston Lights


Want to volunteer with us? To find out more about how you can join us and to apply,  click the button below - the application form is at the bottom of the page!


Join the family

As we grow, we are always looking for people to join our Lauriston Lights family as a mentor, donor or partner.


We're looking for mentors and camp leaders to be a part of our 2021 programme!



As we expand and grow, we are always looking to partner with secondary schools and universities to run a programme, advisors and other organisations with an aligned vision.

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the gallery

Here is a selection of photographs over the years. See what we get up to at Lauriston Lights over the summer!