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Our stories

Stories are woven into the fabric of our organisation and we hope that anyone who is involved with us will go away with their own City Year story to tell - of how young people are changing Britain for the better. Please share them. We hope they will inspire many more.

Latest stories

Headshot of City Year mentor Akanksha in London 2023/24
City Year Mentors January 26th, 2024

🌟 Mentor Spotlight – 2023/24 cohort Want to know more about the City Year experience? Read Akanksha’s story below to gain…

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Our Alumni January 9th, 2024

Since serving with City Year UK between 2021-2022, former City Year mentor Neil has taken the fight against education inequality…

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City Year Mentors August 11th, 2023

Nazia is a City Year Mentor, serving on Team Moccasins in London, 2022-2023. I am a university student on a…

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City Year Mentors August 11th, 2023

Marina is a City Year Mentor, serving on Team Power in London, 2022-2023.  City Year changed me radically for the…

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City Year Mentors May 24th, 2023

Mushtaq proudly served as a City Year Mentor in London, 2022-23.  “It has been a stimulating responsibility to serve as…

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Our Impact January 10th, 2023

Back to Impact report 2021-2022 City Year UK is delighted to be partnering with the Danaher Foundation, with the organisation’s…

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Local stories

City Year Mentors

🌟 Mentor Spotlight – 2023/24 cohort Want to know more about the City Year experience? Read Akanksha’s story below to gain...

Read more about Mentor spotlight - Akanksha
Our Alumni

Since serving with City Year UK between 2021-2022, former City Year mentor Neil has taken the fight against education inequality...

Read more about Neil's Journey: from City Year Mentor to Starting His Own Social Enterprise
City Year Mentors

Nazia is a City Year Mentor, serving on Team Moccasins in London, 2022-2023. I am a university student on a...

Read more about "I had no idea how much I could change in a single year."
City Year Mentors

Marina is a City Year Mentor, serving on Team Power in London, 2022-2023.  City Year changed me radically for the...

Read more about "Being a City Year Mentor has helped me to become a better version of me."

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