Studying at the University of Oxford as a care leaver

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 about scholarships, accommodation, mental health, discrimination and exams. Subscribe to Sophia’s channel on YouTube   About […]

My journey from foster care to the University of Oxford

Last summer I became the first care experienced person to graduate from Jesus College, the University of Oxford. This is the story of how I went from the foster care system to one of the top universities in the world. About the author Sophia is a radio presenter, vlogger, Uni of Oxford graduate and foster […]

Dispelling stereotypes around dating and relationships in foster care

Talking about relationships, especially in foster care, in really important. This Valentine’s day, care leaver and vlogger Sophia explores the stereotypes of dating in foster care and as a care leaver, and she discusses how to talk to your partner about being in foster care or coming from a care-experienced background. About the author Sophia […]

Why I’ve launched a YouTube channel dedicated to sharing my experiences

Hi! My name’s Sophia and I’m a care leaver living in London. Last year I graduated from the University of Oxford and I’m currently studying for a master’s degree at Imperial College Business School. On the first of January this year (2019) I launched a brand new YouTube channel as part of my new year’s […]

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