Universities of Sanctuary is an initiative to celebrate the good practice of universities welcoming sanctuary seekers into their communities and fostering a culture of welcome and inclusion for all. 

A University of Sanctuary should be a place where anyone can feel safe, welcome and able to pursue their right to education. 

Please visit the pages on Sanctuary Awards to learn about the awards process in general.

Our Universities of Sanctuary resource pack provides information specifically on University of Sanctuary awards. 

University of Sanctuary Awards are awarded through local and regional groups. Contact your local group or Regional Coordinator to discuss. 

Awards and Good Practice

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University of Warwick

Learn about what Warwick have been doing as part of their work as a University of Sanctuary

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Dublin City University

DCU became the first University of Sanctuary in Ireland and held an Asylum Narratives Colloquium

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University of Sheffield

Living up to the example of Sheffield as the first City of Sanctuary, the University of Sheffield has done some great work!