Welcome Paul

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Eeles as a Trustee for the charity.Paul has 35 years’ experience in the post-16 skills sector, including seven years as a lecturer and 13 years leading work-based learning within colleges and independent providers. During that time, he has set up and led an […]

Intern Insight – Stephanie Stavrinou

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My name is Stephanie Stavrinou, I am a 3rd Year Politics and International Relations student at the University of Nottingham. Currently I have been working at the Helena Kennedy Foundation for 9 weeks as a marketing intern, my placement will be coming to and end soon which makes me sad. However, I will definitely stay […]

House of Lords Official photos

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Last Tuesday we were delighted to celebrate our annual House of Lords winners reception. The event saw 75 students recognised for their achievements and we are pleased to share all the official photos from the event! To access them please click below: Official Photos   .   .  Don’t forget to share your memories and […]

House of Lords Winners Celebration

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We were delighted to celebrate our annual House of Lords winners reception yesterday, in which 75 students were recognised for their achievements. As a charity we award qualifying students with a bursary of up to £2,250 to help them progress into higher education, helping to overcome social injustices to help disadvantaged students progress to their […]

Be part of our International Women’s Day campaign

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are inviting you to be part of our International Women’s Day celebrations taking place on Tuesday 8th March. This year the theme is Break The Bias and we would be delighted if you could send an image of yourself recreating the ‘Break The Bias pose’ which can be found here The […]

Welcome Rachael

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Rachael Shimmin as a Trustee for the charity. Rachael Shimmin is the first CEO for the new unitary council of Buckinghamshire, an organisation which was created on 1 April 2020 bringing together the five predecessor council in the county. This has created a council […]

Q+A Bursary Applications

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We are delighted to announce our bursary applications are now open for 2022, to help you with your applications below are the answers to frequently asked questions. I’ve heard there is additional support, rather than just financial? Yes! In addition to receiving a bursary you will receive well being and pastoral support, a mentor, support […]

Mentor Scheme Launch Event

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce details of an upcoming online launch event for our mentor scheme. Taking place on Tuesday 8th February between 12-1pm, the session will provide a clear understanding of how the mentor scheme works. It is open to both individuals wishing to become a mentor and students who are […]

2022 Bursary Applications- Now Open!

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The Helena Kennedy Foundation are delighted to announce applications are now open for students wishing to apply for our HE bursary. We understand that studying at University can be a challenging financial commitment, which is why we offer support that can help individuals achieve their ambitions. A bursary of up to £2,250 is available for […]

Anna Roberts – Internship blog

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My name is Anna Roberts, I am 21 years old and a 3rd Year Politics student at the University of Nottingham. I joined HKF as a marketing intern in October, never having done marketing before. I didn’t know what to expect and was anxious to start. However, after my first meeting with Shahida, I instantly […]