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.
Birkbeck, Universities of Sanctuary, and STAR invite university staff to an event on Wednesday 15 September on the benefits of opening access to higher education to people seeking sanctuary practical ways of mobilising your institution’s senior management to commit resources and take action.
A meeting organised by STAR and Universities of Sanctuary for university staff involved in administering scholarships for refugee and asylum-seeking students. An informal opportunity to connect with other institutions, ask questions, and share best practice.
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.