Blog: Care Leaver
Support available for care-experienced young people
There are some great steps forward being made to support care-experienced young people and we wanted to spread awareness of them to kickstart your new year with a bout of positivity!
National Care Leavers Week campaign at University Centre Leeds
University Centre Leeds at Leeds City College ran a social media campaign during National Care Leavers Week (24-28 October) that...
The importance of Open Days for care-experienced young people
With the application process for UCAS well underway, some people are likely to be in the final stages or have...
Webinar addresses UCAS care-leaver tick box
The Fostering Network recently ran a #TickTheBox social media campaign to highlight the importance of care-experienced students self-identifying when applying...
Aimee’s care leaver story
Research has shown that only 6-12% of those aged 19-21, who meet the definition of ‘care leaver’, go onto Higher...
Care leavers graduate from University of Huddersfield
Care Experienced and Estranged Students were among those who graduated with top awards from the University of Huddersfield between 11-22...
Care to Go Higher CPD graduation
This January I was lucky enough to commence my role in Go Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) as Care to Go...
Care leavers: Accommodation support, Leeds Beckett University
At Leeds Beckett University we recognise that care experienced or estranged young people coming to university for the first time...
E-learning pilot for care experienced and estranged students: behind the scenes view
While e-learning and pilot both contain the letter ‘I’, there is no I in team (as the saying goes). This...
Care leavers: What support we offer, University of Leeds
At the University of Leeds we are proud that the number of care experienced students registering to study with us...
Care leavers: What support we offer, Bradford College
At Bradford College we recognise that everyone should have the opportunity to access Higher Education and level up their career...
Care leavers: What support we offer, Leeds Conservatoire
At Leeds Conservatoire we recognise the challenges that young people face when they leave the care system and begin to...