Thursday, September 07, 2017

Refugee On Campus

If you’re one of the lucky ones getting ready for your first term at University this autumn then you might be thinking about all sorts of things – making new friends, accommodation, which clubs and societies to join. It’s an exciting time right?

For other students though getting to university in this country is truly transformative.

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Posted by STAR team on 07/09/2017 at 01:56 PM

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Got your results? Come join STAR: ‘An Incredible Experience’

Its results day – with sixth form and college students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland finding out (17th Aug 2017) how they got on in their A-Levels.


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Posted by STAR team on 16/08/2017 at 03:24 PM

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Leading from the front – how athletics promotes refugees

The essence of sporting endeavour for many is the human stories that lie at the heart of competition. The athletics World Championships taking place in London during this rainy August have been no exception.


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Posted by STAR team on 10/08/2017 at 02:01 PM

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Welcomed - ‘Whatever Their Nationality’

STAR (Student Action for Refugees) has welcomed as “very good news” a Government decision to expand the Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme.


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Posted by STAR team on 06/07/2017 at 12:18 PM

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A celebration – UK universities helping asylum seekers and refugees

During Refugee Week (19th to 25th June) we are happy to celebrate and thank the many UK universities working hard to aid the integration of refugees and asylum seekers by increasing access to higher education in the UK.


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Posted by STAR team on 21/06/2017 at 11:03 AM

Friday, June 16, 2017

Refugee Week - Our Shared Future


STAR (Student Action for Refugees) is really excited about Refugee Week which takes place between 19th – 25th June under the heading Our Shared Future.

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Posted by STAR team on 16/06/2017 at 03:42 PM

Thursday, June 01, 2017

It’s Volunteers’ Week! Time to celebrate!

It’s Volunteers’ Week which means it’s the perfect time to tell you about some the amazing things our volunteering STARs have been getting up to across the UK!


Each week, during term time, hundreds of STAR members take time out of their busy study schedules to welcome refugees in their local communities by sharing skills and helping people to get settled in their new home. STAR groups volunteer with and run over 50 projects like English conversation clubs, homework clubs, sports clubs and refugee drop ins. Want to know more? Here’s what some of our great student volunteers have to say about their experiences…

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Posted by STAR team on 01/06/2017 at 10:01 AM

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Refugees Welcome?

A major new report from a group of MPs and Lords has found that some refugees in the UK face homelessness and destitution because of the way the system operates.


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Posted by STAR team on 26/04/2017 at 04:22 PM

Friday, March 31, 2017

We call for joined up government on child family reunion

STAR (Student Action for Refugees) and Amnesty have joined two government departments with colourful paper chains in an ongoing campaign to allow child refugees to be reunited with their families.


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Posted by STAR team on 31/03/2017 at 01:52 PM

Friday, March 24, 2017

Syrian refugees get access to higher education after STAR campaign

The government has announced that from this summer Syrians brought to the UK will be granted refugee status following a campaign initiated by STAR (Student Action for Refugees).image

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Posted by STAR team on 24/03/2017 at 01:07 PM

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