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.
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.
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.
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.