Unite Foundation

Do you want to contribute to a better university experience for care leavers and estranged young people?

We are seeking additional trustees who share our passion and we especially welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, in particular those with lived experience that relates to our main purpose. 

If you have skills and experience, including but not limited to, one or more of the following areas; legal experience, ideally in charity law; general financial management; communications / PR experience 

…we would love to hear from you.

We are also seeking a Treasurer.

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This is Us Podcast

Unite Foundation graduate Paige Mackenzie chats to care leavers and estranged students as they journey through university and beyond, guided by 3 songs that they associate with significant times in their lives.

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What does support through university really mean to a care leaver or estranged student?

Jemima was a third year student at Sheffield Hallam University when she gave us her personal take on the difference our scholarship made for her…..

Impact Report 2020


Our impact report shares the stories of our scholarship students, identifies new areas of activity and explores how the Foundation can positively influence care leaver and estranged student experience in Higher Education.

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Supporting care experienced and estranged students in HE – responding to COVID-19

The Unite Foundation exists to support care experienced and estranged students through university and our support extends beyond the provision of a home, we’re here to ensure our scholars are safe and secure and can get the best out of their university experience whatever that might throw at them. It can often throw the odd curve ball but it’s safe to say Covid-19 may be the biggest and most disruptive curve ball any of us have experienced so far…

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