raiise round up 2019

RAiISE Round Up 2019

2019 RAiISE Round Up The new year is great opportunity for reflection. While its important not to dwell for too long on the past year, or too long making unrealistic, life-changing goals for the future, I believe that its important we take some time to reflect on our achievements and look forward to a fresh

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New Year same raiise but better

New Year same RAiISE

New Year, Same RAiISE (But Better!) With trips to Parliament and the Department of Education, talks with graphic designers and charity registration, it’s safe to say that 2018 has begun well for RAiISE.Amongst the flurry of ‘New Year, New Me’ posts and already broken resolutions, I’ve found it difficult to reflect on the past year

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student of the year awards 2017

Student of the Year Awards 2017

Student of the Year Awards 2017 Sophie Ainsworth, Founder and CEO of RAiISE, shares her latest update!After taking October to settle into University, November has definitely made up for having a quiet month! Meetings, conferences and, excitingly, an awards ceremony! Every year the Association of Colleges host their annual conference, discussing all aspects of the

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first workshop day and more

First Workshop Day

First Workshop Day and More! It’s been 7 months since my initial planning meeting with former Chair of Lupus UK, Jane Dunnage, and Dr Eve Smith when I pitched an idea I’d had about raising awareness of invisible illnesses in schools, following my negative experience. Sat in a small meeting room in the old Alder

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raiise update 2016

RAiISE Update 2016

RAiISE Update 2016 As ever, it’s been a busy few months! Despite being less than a year old, RAiISE has been generating a lot of interest, which has grown even more so since my last blog post, so here’s a quick update on everything that’s been going on for RAiISE in the last couple of

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development of raiise

Development of RAiISE

Development of RAiISE Back in January, I wrote a blog post about my experiences with having an invisible illness and how much it can affect my day-to-day life. I also introduced a project I am working on with the NIHR Alder Hey Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and Alder Hey NHS Children’s Foundation Trust to raise

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Where it all began

Where it all began

Where it all began…. As so many of us know, when you are ill, it is vital that you receive support from those who you usually trust. Your doctors, family and friends are all extremely important in helping you to cope with your illness and to help you feel as healthy as you can. Young

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