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'Local actors with local solutions': a conversation with Sulaiman Iqbal

'Local actors with local solutions': a conversation with Sulaiman Iqbal

Jesus College, Cambridge speaks to Sulaiman about what he sees as the biggest barriers to higher education, and how Team UPside has leveraged social media to expand their initiatives during the pandemic.

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Team UPside and achieving real diversity within the university space

Team UPside and achieving real diversity within the university space

The Tab newspaper on the incredible work that Team UPside’s done, barriers that young people from less-advantaged backgrounds face, tackling the elite image of Cambridge, and the worrying impact of the pandemic on the education gap.

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Team UPside 2020 Review

Team UPside 2020 Review

2020 was a transformational year for Team UPside. This article will reflect on 1) our achievements, 2) our lessons, and 3) our strategy going forward into 2021.

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'You need someone on the inside': the state school students helping peers into Oxbridge

'You need someone on the inside': the state school students helping peers into Oxbridge

The Guardian newspaper writes about how student-led projects such as Team UPside are demystifying the application process for Oxbridge hopefuls from less privileged backgrounds.

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Team UPside: the student-led initiative promoting access to higher education for all

Team UPside: the student-led initiative promoting access to higher education for all

The Varsity newspaper talks to students Sulaiman Iqbal and Hassan Raja about Team UPside, the changes that need to be made in terms of access and making Oxbridge a possibility for students from disadvantaged backgrounds

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Frontline to Online: running a social enterprise during a pandemic

Frontline to Online: running a social enterprise during a pandemic

In this article, we will share our journey of adapting to Covid-19 and conclude with some insights that can hopefully benefit any organisation that is struggling during these unprecedented times.

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Team UPside 2019 Review

Team UPside 2019 Review

2019 marks the birth year of Team Upside. In this article, I will reflect on our purpose, achievements and strategy going forward into 2020.

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