This toolkit has a range of information and advice to help you support care leavers who are applying to higher education.
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Finding support

Information and advice to help you support care leavers

offa (Office for fair access): For information on the current challenges around access, success, and progression for care leavers, and insight into how universities and colleges are working to support care leavers, read offa’s care leaver briefing.  

Information and advice for your care leavers

Become – the charity for children in care and young care leavers: Direct your students to Become’s website propel. Here they’ll find general information about moving into higher education from care, alongside specific details about the support individual unis and colleges across the UK offer. Each uni or college has its own page, containing an overview of its courses and the specific support it can give care leavers. This will help them make informed choices, and make sure they're aware of all the support they're entitled to.


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