Aarash was "hurting mentally". Now he has discovered the joy of learning at university.


​Abdullah escaped after his village had been taken over by the Taliban. Even in the UK, his fears aren't over yet.


Fatimah arrived three years ago from eastern Africa. Here's how a laptop helped quench her thirst for learning.


Hamid from Afghanistan faced big barriers progressing to university. Here's how he overcame them.


Many students like Hussein have fled Syria. Most of Syria’s refugees are in neighbouring countries. Just 0.1% have found safety in the UK.


Having fled North Korea, Hyeon has already overcome indescribable challenges in her life. Yet her hopes and dreams for the future remain strong.


Mariama is working really hard at college. She arrived in the UK in 2016 and hopes one day to be a police officer. Go for it!

Mariam and Darya

Mariam and Darya thought they'd never be able to pursue their dreams of education. Here's how a scholarship for university has been a "miracle".


Maryam fled conflict in Syria to seek safety in the UK. Now she's received offers from 4 universities with the support of our higher education team


Eritrea has a history of conflict, poverty and instability, with low education rates for girls. Here's what happened to Rahel since escaping.


Salma shares her experience with the Higher Education programme. She is currently studying Biomedical Science at Brunel University

Tamana and Louise: the power of mentoring

Tamana and her mentor, Louise, talk about the things they've learned from each other.


Theodore comes from a region in DRC where there are regular attacks on civilians. After his family were killed he escaped to the UK as a child.


Tory shares his inspiring journey at an RSN event in March 2020


Yusuf recently passed his GCSEs and is on the path to university, with the help of RSN's mentoring programme
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