Coming out without a family

Coming out without a family

My name’s Sophia and I’m a Care Leaver. When I first went into the foster care system, I looked for advice videos online to help me navigate my situation, but there were none. This is why I decided to start making these videos and create my own channel on...
What are your reasons to be proud?

What are your reasons to be proud?

These last two weeks I’ve been busy campaigning for Foster Care Fortnight and visiting Foster Care charities up and down the country. One project I’ve been working on is #ReasonstobeProud where I ask people with Care Experience about their Greatest...
Getting a job whilst in foster care

Getting a job whilst in foster care

I’ve had a number of different jobs both during my time in foster care, and as a Care Leaver. I’ve been hired as everything from a production assistant at the BBC, to a real-life Lego Brick… In this video I explain how I beat the hurdles care experienced youth face...
Studying at Oxford Uni

Studying at Oxford Uni

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...
Getting into Oxford Uni

Getting into Oxford Uni

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,...