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. Produced with the Unite Foundation.
Episode 14: Jamie
[TW] A very special episode of the This is Us podcast this week, we welcome Paige's sister, Jamie! Paige and Jamie talk about growing up together, their different paths in life and their university experiences - while she may not have enrolled at LJMU,...
Episode 13: Josh
Having recently graduated, Josh talks to Paige about his journey to uni (literally arriving in his Corsa!), his time studying Politics, a visit to Parliament and his current role with his local authority working to make a difference for young people...
Episode 12: Jax
It's the first episode of our 3rd series! Paige talks to Journalism student, Jax, about self confidence and belief, nights out in Aberdeen and Jax's work with This is Us, raising awareness of food insecurity through the #DineInFor2Pounds campaign - with...
Episode 11: Emily
In the final episode of 2020 Paige chats to Emily who's studying International Business and Marketing at De Montfort University. Emily talks about her experience being part of the Unite Foundation and her role in the recent rebrand and launch of This is...
Episode 10: Lewis
In this episode of This is Us, Lewis chats to Paige about the power of a positive mindset, his reconnection with his parents, defying expectations and the society he’s setting up for care experienced and estranged students in Manchester – with Miguel,...
Episode 9: Stephen
In Episode 3 or our second series, Stephen – a 3rd year Graphic Design student at DMU – talks to Paige about relationships, his journey to and through university and discovering his career path – with some little detours along the way. Sometimes you...
So insightful and inspiring
Super real people discussing real issues and lives experiences. Hosted by an inspirational young lasy
What a great presenter 😉