Posted on 15 June 2022
Celebrate Refugee Week, learn about the issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers and the support that’s available. The theme of Refugee Week 2022 is Healing.
The University of York is a welcoming and safe place for refugees, asylum seekers and other people who have been forced to migrate. The University is now home to students from over 150 countries. We are always working to build on this inclusive environment and we became a University of Sanctuary in September 2020.
We help sanctuary seekers access a university education by offering a range of financial support. This includes three Equal Access scholarships offered annually to asylum seekers who wish to undertake both undergraduate and postgraduate study. We also offer an enhanced bursary to students who are refugees.
We are hosting events this week including a panel discussion, talks, photo exhibition and pop-up restaurant.
There are also events taking place across the city.