Speaking at Clapton Girls’ Academy

The following blog is written by Let Us Learn founder Chrisann Jarrett. Chrisann was asked to speak about Let Us Learn and the student finance regulations with students at her old school, Clapton Girls’ Academy. On 9th November, she did just that and reflects below on what she and the…

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None of us are alone

The following blog is written by new Let Us learn Project Worker, Dami Makinde. Dami waited for over five years for a decision on her application for leave to remain in the UK, even though she has lived in the country since she was 8 years old. Because of this…

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No Status in the UK

The following blog was written by a young woman who, despite living in the UK since she was a young child, does not yet have leave to remain in the UK and who is currently ‘undocumented’. She describes the experience of both knowing and of being unaware of her status…

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Receiving my student finance

The following blog was written by a young man who was born in Zambia and brought to the UK as a child. Despite living in the country for the majority of his life, in mid-2015 he discovered that, due to his immigration status, he would not be eligible for student…

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