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To view the latest University of Sanctuary events and sign up, please use the main City of Sanctuary Events page. Below are previous events and recordings.

When universities welcome students seeking sanctuary

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.

2021 Conference

On the theme of how good practice and embedding welcome across HEIs, the UoS conference aims to host workshops focusing on good practice in providing sanctuary scholarships, university-community partnerships and how to break down barriers faced by sanctuary students when moving into, through and beyond HE. 

Scholarships Networking Event for Universities

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.