These are the stories of some young refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of trafficking who are moving towards more hopeful futures through education.
We recently honoured the achievements of four young people who have been supported by RSN to progress in education.
Abdullah* is one of the 255 Afghan children who arrived in the UK in 2012 and claimed asylum.
"Education is the most important thing in my life at the moment, and I am looking forward to being able to finally build a future."
The Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has been wracked by a series of complex conflicts for decades, with over 40 different armed groups fighting for diverse reasons.
"We really are facing a lost generation," said exiled Syrian professor Dr Amal Alachkar about the devastation of the conflict on the country’s students and education system.
Hamid is a young man from Afghanistan who was referred to RSN three years ago because he faced big barriers in progressing to university.