The Office for Students has looked into the support given to students who have experience of care.
Going to university can transform the lives of students who spent time in local authority care as children. There are government schemes in place to support them and universities and colleges are identifying various ways to help them find the support and stability they need, but there is further work to be done.
This brief by the Office for Students looks at the obstacles these students face and how they can be addressed, including examples of good practice and the recommendations. Read the full article here.