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

Friday, March 08, 2019

Celebrating STAR Women

It’s International Women’s Day and we are celebrating all of the amazing women who are making a difference as part of the STAR network. For this blog I spoke to two of our current student leaders who are making incredible contributions to creating a more welcoming environment to people seeking asylum and those that have received refugee protection in the UK.

Meet Maryam!


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Posted by STAR team on 08/03/2019 at 09:40 AM

Monday, February 25, 2019

Students campaign to reunite refugee families

This week is STAR’s campaign Action Week!

Restrictive Home Office rules are keeping families apart. We want to change this.

Watch our campaign video and share it with your MP today!

Posted by STAR team on 25/02/2019 at 10:35 AM

Friday, February 22, 2019

STAR Bristol welcomes refugees to learn about applying to University

The fantastic STAR Bristol held one of STAR’s first university information days earlier this week, welcoming refugees onto campus to explain about university applications, where to find funding and give a flavour of student life at Bristol.

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Posted by STAR team on 22/02/2019 at 03:46 PM

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Celebrating and developing access to university at the Equal Access Conference

STAR and the NUS were excited to bring together university staff, NGOs, scholarship recipients, experts by experience and student activists at our Equal Access Conference last month. image

Posted by STAR team on 07/02/2019 at 05:34 PM

Friday, December 21, 2018

Students welcome refugees with a touch of festive cheer

Students at 46 groups across the country are welcoming refugees this Christmas, rounding off a big year at STAR. Read on to find out how STAR students are adding festive flavour to their campaigning, volunteering and fundraising this year – all to say “Refugees Welcome Here!”


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Posted by STAR team on 21/12/2018 at 02:05 PM

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Call to bring refugee #FamiliesTogether this Human Rights Day

Read on to find out what STAR groups have been doing this Human Rights Day for the #FamiliesTogether campaign and how it will make a difference for refugee families…


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Posted by STAR team on 11/12/2018 at 06:13 PM

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

A warm welcome for refugees at European universities

We’re very proud to be part of the warm welcome being provided across Europe to refugees by universities, students and staff. Check out this UNHCR video to find out more and to see Northampton STAR, Kelsey Clarke, and STARs Deputy Director, Emily Crowley, talk about how we make a difference.

Posted by STAR team on 05/12/2018 at 12:11 PM

Monday, June 18, 2018

STAR receives “Billion Acts Hero Award” from Nobel Peace Laureates

STAR has been awarded a Billion Acts Hero Award. STAR’s CEO was presented with the award on June 17th by Nobel Peace Laureate Betty Williams at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco.

Photo credit - Christine Wu
Photo credit – Christine Wu

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Posted by STAR team on 18/06/2018 at 10:52 AM

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