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Meet Brightside’s new head of fundraising  

We caught up with Leanne Hubbard in her first month as Brightside’s head of fundraising to

Youth Board takeover 2024

Find out what happened when we handed over our social media to our Youth Board for the day.

How mentoring shaped my future

Our Youth Board chair Emma talks about the huge benefits of being a mentor.

The life-changing power of mentoring

Youth Board member Matthew talks about his mentoring journey

How mentoring gave me the confidence to apply to university

Our Youth Board member Chloe shares her experience of mentoring.

2023: Brightside’s 20th year

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s the perfect opportunity for us to take stock and

LOOK revels in winning big at Brightside awards

Among the winners at Brightside’s 20th anniversary awards were two mentees from the Mentor Project run

And the winners are…

We had the most incredible night celebrating our 20th anniversary on the eve of National Mentoring

Brightside celebrates its 20th anniversary

Although we’ve been marking our anniversary throughout the year by publishing a microsite, a video and

Our outcomes review: how we’re measuring impact

In our previous blog post, we explained why we decided that this was the year to

Why choose Brightside?


of surveyed mentees felt that mentoring helped them feel optimistic about the future


of surveyed mentees indicated that Brightside mentoring influenced their decision-making


of Brightside mentees are from the lowest participation postcodes access HE, compared to a national average of 30% from the same areas