The Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) provides independent advice and guidance for adults to reenter formal education and developed alternative routes to access universities and colleges. Because of SWAP more than 32,000 adults with few or no formal qualifications were able to return to study. Those access programmes are run in colleges throughout Scotland. They are available in humanities (arts and social science), science, engineering, nursing and primary or community education.
SWAP provides various case studies of learners who succeeded thanks to their guidance: