The Telegraph: Meet the Oxford Union president who chose prison over politics

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The Telegraph: Meet the Oxford Union president who chose prison over politics

“It really drilled home to me that if I aspired to make changes in any system, or to campaign for them, I would be best placed if I had some grasp of the realities, rather than just a theoretical or academic knowledge.”

Fantastic profile written on one of our newest recruits from Peter Stanford who, in addition to being a journalist is the Director of the Longfield Trust.  He examines Mahi’s compelling journey from Oxford Union President to joining the Unlocked Graduate programme as a prison officer.  This article investigates the links between frontline work and policy, the ethos and goals of the Unlocked Graduates scheme, and challenges the preconceptions of who prison officers are.

Read the full article on The Telegraph online (£)