Part 1: Youth Homelessness Numbers vary, but according to the Big Issue, there are 268,385 vacant houses in the UK while the homeless charity Shelter estimates the number of homeless reached 280,000 in 2019. This means that there’s probably enough housing for the UK’s homeless population, which according to Shelter, is one in every 200 […]

With a renewed focus on assisting interns from BAME and low-income communities, what sets the Crankstart Programme apart from other internships? Unveiled in 2020, Oxford University’s Crankstart Scholarship programme is designed to help UK resident students, with a household income of less than £27,500, to study at one of the country’s most prestigious universities. In […]

Recently, SOFEA was offered the opportunity of hosting five interns during the summer holidays by forging a partnership with the Oxford University’s Career Office. The students we chose reflect the diverse social groups, ethnicities and racial backgrounds of the communities we support, as well as those we don’t currently work with. Having interviewed students applying […]