Passing the Baton: legacy pledges and commitments

Leading up to the closure of Stand Alone charity on 30 April 2024, universities and colleges, sector bodies, third sector organisations, networks, all re-affirmed their ongoing commitment through signing the Stand Alone Legacy Pledge.

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Stand Alone Closure announcement 20 February 2024

After 12 successful and impactful years Stand Alone charity is closing. Read our statement to our stakeholders here.

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Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2023

The Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2023
Driving institutional change
This year's awards highlight and celebrate how the Pledge has brought about change in the institutional support for estranged students.

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Moving On

National online conference 28 March 2023
Exploring the barriers and challenges for estranged graduates to move on into employment or postgraduate study and examples from higher education institutions on ways to help their estranged students and gr...

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It's not just about Finance

National online conference 7 December 2022
The cost of living crisis is affecting higher education students, and especially those estranged from parents & families. The HE sector is working hard to find ways to manage student poverty and havin...

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Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2022

The Stand Alone Pledge awards 2022 are for innovation and creativity in supporting estranged students's emotional wellbeing. 

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Identifying and Reaching Estranged Students

National online conference 28 March 2022
Click on 'Read more' below to go to the next page to download the programm and workshop choices 
Download the programme with workshops details here.

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Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2018 - 2021

Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2018, 2020 and 2021
For the Stand Alone Pledge Awards 2021 estranged students nominated their higher education institution. 52 students from 14 universities submitted their nominations. 
A Stand Alone Pled...

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Student Voice in Scottish Parliament: 18 September 2019

Estranged students in HE: Finding a sense of home
Stand Alone held a Student Voice event at Scottish Parliament on 18 September 2019. The event was hosted by Gillian Martin MSP.  Speakers and a panel of four current estranged studen...

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Gathering Data and Measuring Outcomes: 18 June 2019

Measuring and evaluating the impact and effectiveness of interventions for estranged students is difficult without any national data sets available.
But there are ways to gather and use quantitative data and qualitative measures to ident...

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