Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Why STAR is supporting the Global Climate Strike

On Friday 20th September STAR will join the Global Climate Strike because of the impact climate change has for refugees. image

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Posted by STAR team on 18/09/2019 at 04:44 PM

Friday, August 30, 2019

Refugee scholars come together to improve Equal Access to Higher Education

STAR intern and student activist Maryam writes about STAR’s recent Equal Access review day and her work with STAR this summer.

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Posted by STAR team on 30/08/2019 at 01:04 PM

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Join STAR at university to welcome refugees!

Congratulations on your results, whatever they may be. If you’re off to university and already wondering what societies and volunteering opportunities lay ahead, then you’ve come to the right place! Read on to find out why should join STAR!

-STAR Student Leader 2018/9

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Posted by STAR team on 15/08/2019 at 09:52 AM

Thursday, August 01, 2019

An open letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel

STAR is one of 38 organisations and campaigners that have signed an open letter asking new Home Secretary Priti Patel to support a number of reforms to the immigration system, ensuring that everyone is treated fairly and humanely.

We know that reform is both possible and necessary.


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Posted by STAR team on 01/08/2019 at 02:06 PM

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

A message from STAR to the incoming Prime Minister

Dear incoming prime minister,

In your new role, you have the opportunity to reform the hostile environment which is having a devastating impact on the lives of people seeking asylum and refugees in the UK.


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Posted by STAR team on 24/07/2019 at 02:40 PM

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Universities ranked on access for refugees & migrants for first time in People and Planet League

People & Planet’s annual University League table showcases initiatives taken by all universities across the UK to develop and improve their environmental and ethical performance. This year for the first time, universities have also been assessed on how they promote access to higher education for young migrants and refugees. STAR and Let us Learn worked with People & Planet to create new criteria – in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 stating that everyone should have access to “inclusive and equitable quality education” and “lifelong learning opportunities.


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Posted by STAR team on 16/07/2019 at 10:05 AM

Friday, June 14, 2019

STAR celebrates Refugee Week with some Simple Acts, lots of events and a big walk

It’s nearly Refugee Week! At STAR we’re looking forward to speaking at and visiting a fantastic range of arts, cultural and educational events. We’re also organising a walk as part of UNHCR’s #StepWithRefugees challenge to mark World Refugee Day.

Read on to find out what we’ve been up to – and what’s coming up next! image

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Posted by STAR team on 14/06/2019 at 04:44 PM

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

STARs of Volunteers’ Week

Our new STAR Volunteering Coordinator, Jida, has been touring the UK visiting STAR groups and checking out their volunteering projects.


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Posted by STAR team on 05/06/2019 at 10:06 AM

Friday, April 26, 2019

Scholarship Deadlines and Summer Courses for refugees and asylum seekers

Opportunities and information about courses, summer schools and scholarship application deadlines for people seeking refugee protection in the UK.

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Posted by STAR team on 26/04/2019 at 01:55 PM

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

New fee regulations in England will impact on access to uni for people with humanitarian protection

The Department for Education (England) has amended regulations about the fees status of people with Humanitarian Protection (HP). From 1 August 2019, new students who have been granted humanitarian protection status will no longer automatically be considered “home” students for fee purposes.

Posted by STAR team on 03/04/2019 at 03:57 PM

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