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University of Sanctuary

The Journey to Protection and the University Experience
for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

This event has taken place:

We would like to build on this first step to raise awareness and offer some practical ways that you can continue your involvement in creating a welcoming environment for those seeking sanctuary. Please find below information on organisations that offer advice, resources and support for raising awareness of the challenging issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers;

Universities of Sanctuary
An initiative to celebrate the good practice of Universities welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into their university community and fostering a culture of welcome and inclusion for all.

Coventry City of Sanctuary
Promoting the inclusion and welfare of refugees and asylum-seekers. Facilitating new and established networks. Publicising and celebrating the contribution of asylum-seekers to their local communities and to UK society and culture.

Warwick STAR
STudent Action for Refugees (STAR) conversation club is designed to teach refugees and asylum seekers English in a fun and informal way.

Helena Kennedy Foundation / Article 26
The Foundation exists to overcome social injustice by providing financial bursaries, mentoring and support to disadvantaged students from the further and adult education sectors, enabling them to complete their studies in higher education and move on successfully into employment or further studies.