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Higher Education and Displaced People: A Guide for UK Universities

This report sets out the steps universities are taking to support the needs of displaced learners. It also suggests ways in which they can further enhance their impact working with and for displaced communities.
It draws together existing advice and guidance, and highlights good practice that can be used to inform the development of new strategic approaches to the challenge of access to higher education for displaced learners.

JUMA Refugees Map Services

This map is the realization of the services in Italy that are aimed at asylum seekers and holders of international and humanitarian protection. The services include, but are not limited to, shelter, health care, education, and work orientation.

Perspektiven - Studium

Created by the Swiss Students' Association, Perspektiven - Studium is a resource for prospective refugee students in Switzerland to learn about entry requirements, finances, the Swiss education system, and languages. The website gives specific information on the different situations in the country's 26 cantons, and higher education institutions. Although the website is only in German at the moment, the association plans to translate the content into English and French as soon as possible! This is the first nationwide information portal of its kind.

OutReATH Map

The OutReATH Map by Campfire Innovation in Athens is an outreach service for refugees to help them settle in Athens. The map designates areas and events where you could find free clothes, local markets and bazaars, free cooked meals, hygiene facilities, health service, legal advice, social activities, and educational opportunities.

Make it in Germany

The Make it in Germany website is the destination for anyone thinking of moving to Germany. From an introduction to Germany as a whole, with its culture, politics, and society, to job opportunities, learning opportunities, and visa information, this website will help you settle in and feel at home. You can contact Make it in Germany by email, chat, or hotline, in English or German!

Chatterbox - A Language Tutoring Platform Delivered By Refugees

Chatterbox is a platform designed to give refugees with advanced degrees and valuable skills a chance to be trained and then teach their mother tongues online. Students can also sign up to learn a language, and the fact that they may be learning from someone of the same background can break many cultural limits in teaching. The online and in-person language learning industry was valued at $58.2 Billion in 2011, giving many a chance to learn and teach. While educating students all over the world, this platform also helps refugees' integration in their new homes.

Higher Education for Refugees in Low Resource Environments: Research Study

This report presents the findings from a year-long research study which analyzes different approaches to providing higher education for refugees. Another publication (Higher Education for Refugees in Low-Resource Environments: Landscape Review) has also stemmed from the same research, and it is best to read both in combination. The objectives of the Research Study are to compare existing models offering access to higher education to refugee students in low-resource environments, to deliver insights about how pedagogy can or should change when marginalized populations are at the center of higher education, and finally, to inform future strategies for programs providing higher education for refugees.

Higher Education for Refugees in Low Resource Environments: Research Study

This report presents the findings from a year-long research study which analyzes different approaches to providing higher education for refugees. Another publication (Higher Education for Refugees in Low-Resource Environments: Landscape Review) has also stemmed from the same research, and it is best to read both in combination. The objectives of the Research Study are to compare existing models offering access to higher education to refugee students in low-resource environments, to deliver insights about how pedagogy can or should change when marginalized populations are at the center of higher education, and finally, to inform future strategies for programs providing higher education for refugees.