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  • Why every university needs an advisor for care leavers and estranged students

    6 December 2022 by Lisa, Global Law student and Unite Foundation scholarship recipient

    The Unite Foundation partnered with UCAS on their recent ‘Next Steps Report’ which shines a light on the potential and ambition of young people leaving care and the challenges they can face when exploring university options. Global Law student and Unite Foundation scholarship recipient Lisa reflects on her experiences in higher education opens and…

  • Community – a lifeline for care experienced and estranged students

    25 October 2022 by Unite Foundation's Ira Hakim and a group of students and recent graduates who are care experienced and/ or estranged from their families

    Over the coming months, HEPI is partnering with the Unite Foundation to provide a platform for a series of blogs on supporting care leavers and estranged students in higher education. The Unite Foundation is a charity offering accommodation scholarships to care leavers and estranged students at universities. This blog has been co-authored by…

  • Supporting care leavers and estranged students in higher education

    11 October 2022 by Fiona Ellison

    Over the coming months, HEPI is partnering with the Unite Foundation to provide a platform for a series of blogs on supporting care leavers and estranged students in higher education. The first blog in the series was contributed by Fiona Ellison, Director of the Unite Foundation. Care leavers are one of the most…

  • A life-changing scholarship for care leavers and estranged students

    29 June 2022 by Nyomi Rose

    This blog was kindly contributed by Nyomi Rose. Nyomi is currently studying Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics at the University of Bradford. She also runs her own successful social media and events consultancy.  Nyomi contributed this blog as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Unite Foundation and research into how…