Empowering Communities: Ultra Education Raises Awareness with Windrush Information Sessions

At Ultra Education, we firmly believe in the transformative power of education to uplift lives and empower communities. Throughout March, we had the honour of collaborating with the UK government to host a series of Windrush Information Sessions. These sessions were designed to raise awareness and provide vital support to individuals affected by the Windrush scandal.


The Windrush generation and individuals from Commonwealth countries have made invaluable contributions to British society. However, many have faced unjust treatment due to the Windrush scandal, highlighting the urgent need for support and restitution.


It’s imperative to note that certain communities, including those from the Caribbean, Nigeria, Pakistan, Ghana, Bangladesh, and India, have shown low application rates for the schemes. To address this disparity, we implemented targeted outreach efforts aimed at breaking down barriers, dispelling misconceptions, and encouraging eligible individuals to step forward and seek the support they rightfully deserve.


Recognising this need, the UK government took proactive steps to fund several organisations to increase awareness of the schemes. Ultra Education’s information sessions were meticulously crafted to offer clarity on the Windrush Documentation and Compensation Scheme. We provided guidance on eligibility criteria, application procedures, and accessible support services to our attendees. Our objective was not only to disseminate information but also to instil a sense of empowerment and agency among those affected, equipping them to navigate the complexities of the schemes and access support.


Education is a potent tool for empowerment, and our Windrush Information Sessions served as a platform for knowledge exchange and community engagement. Through interactive discussions and informative presentations, we endeavoured to demystify the application process and empower attendees with the resources and confidence needed to assert their rights.


Furthermore, our sessions underscored the importance of community solidarity and collective action in addressing systemic injustices. By fostering a supportive and inclusive environment, we encouraged attendees to share their experiences, seek guidance from peers, and advocate for change within their communities.


Looking ahead, Ultra Education remains steadfast in our commitment to raising awareness, promoting education, and empowering communities. Through ongoing collaboration with government agencies, community organisations, and advocacy groups, we aim to amplify our impact and ensure that all affected individuals have access to the support and resources they need to thrive.


Contact Information:

If you or someone you know may be eligible for support under the Windrush Compensation Scheme, please reach out to the Windrush Help Team:

Email: windrushcompensationscheme@homeoffice.gov.uk

Telephone: 0800 678 1925 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)



If you or someone you know may be eligible for support under the Windrush Documentation Scheme, please reach out to the Windrush Help Team:


Windrush helpline

Telephone: 0800 678 1925 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

If assistance is needed with filling out either application form, the Windrush Help Team can connect you with a free independent adviser at We Are Digital. Alternatively, you can contact We Are Digital directly at 0808 196 8496 if you do not feel confident using a computer or mobile device or do not have internet access. 

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