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Category: Higher education

"I was mega proud to represent refugees and linguists"

Nima, one of the scholars we support, is celebrated at the British Education Awards
11 Sep 2019

Where are we now? Higher education, refugees and asylum seekers

How can higher education institutions help young people from refugee or asylum-seeking backgrounds flourish in our educational system?
1 Aug 2019

Higher education for refugee youth: paying for university

There have been some recent changes to fee regulations affecting those with humanitarian protection status
10 Apr 2019

RSN's careers day

6 young people experienced a taste of life in a city firm
22 Jan 2019

Asylum seekers offered a lifeline by a London university

An article about university scholarships cites RSN's research and our calls for more financial support to help asylum seekers access higher education
13 Jul 2018

Higher education for refugee youth: what can universities do to help?

In spite of its benefits to individuals and communities, just 1% of refugees make it to higher education. What should universities be doing about it?
20 Apr 2018

Aisha: fighting for a university education

As sixth form winds to a close many young people are looking to the next step, university. But for some, worries about getting the required grades are just a part of their uncertainty about the future. 

19 Mar 2018

Supporting forced migrants into higher education

The Article 26 project, which equips universities to develop and implement scholarships for asylum-seeking students, has just launched a set of guiding principles which provide the foundations for any sanctuary initiative designed to support the success of forced migrants in higher education. 

25 Jan 2018

RSN in Al-Fanar Media: Bridging a gap in education support for refugees

What do we prioritise in our work and research? How do we bridge the gap between the UK and overseas? What difference does educational support make? We talked to Al-Fanar Media about our history, work and ethos. 

8 Jan 2018

Specialist higher education support work

This component of our higher education programme aims to enable young refugees and asylum seekers who are facing barriers in accessing higher education to overcome these obstacles and move forward in their education through face-to-face specialist advice, guidance and support. 

4 Jan 2018

How can asylum seekers get to university?

The barriers to accessing higher education can seem too difficult to overcome but getting the right information can help you plan for your future.
3 Jan 2013
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