6 episodes

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.

This is Us Care leavers and estranged students

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

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 6: Kayleigh

    Episode 6: Kayleigh

    In episode 6, Kayleigh (who graduated last year and is now a paediatric nurse) and Paige reminisce about the beautiful city of Liverpool, making the most of student opportunities and the importance of having good friends around you who understand where...

    • 29 min
    Episode 5: Connor

    Episode 5: Connor

    "Imagine the only high school in a run-down town, left abandoned by austerity. Now imagine a twelve-year-old in a music lesson, about to perform a punk-rock song for the class. He doesn’t really understand the lyrics, but something resonates with...

    • 34 min
    Episode 4: David

    Episode 4: David

    David is in his first year at Glasgow Caledonian University studying Social Work. He talks to Paige about art, poetry, his chosen path of study and what it's like to go to university as a mature student. They also talk about the importance of role...

    • 27 min
    Episode 3: Nyomi

    Episode 3: Nyomi

    In Episode 3, Paige meets Nyomi, an Event Management student at Manchester Metropolitan University. Nyomi talks about her course, her friends, going out in Manchester and the virtual events she's organising for students during lockdown. Their...

    • 36 min
    Episode 2: Diana

    Episode 2: Diana

    In Episode 2, Paige chats to Diana who's studying Medical Science at De Montfort University in Leicester. Diana talks about her studies, extra curricular activities and what it's like to be alone in halls on lockdown - guided by James Bay, Hailee...

    • 26 min
    Episode 1: Maddie

    Episode 1: Maddie

    Paige is reunited with her good friend Maddie, they studied together at Liverpool John Moores University. Guided by Judy Garland, Ben Howard and Little Mix, they discuss everything from UCAS applications and teacher training through to matching tattoos...

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

J_Bhardwa ,

Love these podcasts!

Excellent presenter! Great to listen and relate to the limited students in similar positions. Especially when a few of us are alone in our apartments in summer.

This isnt Paige ,

Wow

What a great presenter 😉

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