Academics, professional staff, students, sanctuary scholars and many others will gather to explore how Higher Education Institutions can do more to build a practice and a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary in the UK.
Hosted at the University of Edinburgh, 159 took part in this gathering to discuss access to higher education for people who have experience of forced migration. Click on the link above to read more detail and stay posted about notes, key learnings, and workshop summaries from this conference.
In a University of Sanctuary, it is important to equip staff on all levels of the university with good training, so that they feel more confident about navigating immigration issues relating to complex statuses, educational access, entitlements and rights. Click ont he link above for advice about training.
An opportunity for universities in a similar region, working towards similar goals, to meet and share information and best practice on a regular basis. There are currently two regional networks: Universities in London and Universities in North England & Yorkshire.