"On top of the hardship they’ve already endured, asylum seekers struggle with higher education opportunities. With higher education offering a lifeline by providing employable skills and empowering graduate futures, one London university has bucked the trend by offering 20 fully-funded scholarships for students with asylum seeker status."

An article on the SI News website celebrates the work of Birkbeck University in making higher education a reality for people seeking safety in the UK. Drawing heavily on RSN's research into the vital role education plays in providing a purpose and future for asylum seekers and refugees, the article quotes a calls by our higher education team to ensure that no asylum-seeking young person wishing to study at university is excluded by insurmountable financial barriers.

Read the article here

Categories: Higher education, RSN in the media
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