From loss to lectures: my journey to university

From loss to lectures: my journey to university

When you’re a child or young adult in care, I feel like you always get looked at like you won’t go as far in life as the stereotypical “normal” child or young adult, or achieve as much. I went into the care system when I was 14 as I sadly lost my mum unexpectedly and...
Studying at Oxford University

Studying at Oxford University

et_post_meta_wrapper, img { display:none ;} Last summer I became the first care experienced person to graduate from Jesus College, the University of Oxford. In this video, I give my advice on how to navigate University as a Care Leaver. In this video Sophia talks...
PODCAST: Attending university as a care leaver

PODCAST: Attending university as a care leaver

Care to listen? is a new podcast series created by teens in care and care leavers, with the help of Five Rivers fostering agency. Listen in to this powerful series to hear first-hand experiences of what it’s really like to live and work in the care system. Each...