Suleyman

Suleyman

Growing up in North-West London, Suleyman could have taken a very different path in life, but instead found a group of school-friends who motivated each other to succeed academically. Bright and ambitious, they believed in the idea that they could get ahead through...
Sifan

Sifan

Sifan was brought up to focus on studying and qualifications, yet growing up in Tottenham made him aware of the social issues caused by deprivation. He saw first-hand how many young people had no positive role models, and consequently how they had never been taught to...
Aarti

Aarti

The first in her family to attend university, Aarti graduated in 2015 and decided to apply for the Civil Service, making it through several stages only to be unsuccessful at interview. Feeling knocked down and directionless for some time, she came to Making The Leap...
Alex

Alex

Alex really enjoyed her degree in in Computer Science, but knew when she graduated that she wanted to apply her technology skills in a more inspiring environment. She applied to several graduate schemes, but was rejected each time at the first stage. Feeling...
Laura

Laura

Whilst studying for her Masters in Social Work, Laura had the chance to work with vulnerable children. She became passionate about helping to change the lives of young people, and was motivated to work in this field. However, when she graduated, she found the social...
Muz

Muz

Throughout his education, Muz felt he lacked awareness of the career paths he could take, or the skills he needed to develop in order to succeed professionally. Despite finishing university with good grades, Muz soon ran into challenges when looking to start a career....

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