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We don’t like the label refugee, HEIs are told

The need to "mainstream" initiatives aimed at including refugees within higher education and learn from counterpart institutions across Europe was explored at a major policy dialogue convened by EAIE in Seville. Displaced students addressed delegates and spoke of their own experiences.

How are educators worldwide responding to the refugee crisis?

The global refugee crisis has displaced millions of people, many of whom are students or scholars who will need to access education institutions in their new destinations. Providing that access, however, presents an array of challenges for both students and educational providers. What barriers do students and scholars face to access education, and how are institutions helping them to overcome them? Natalie Marsh finds out.

Michelle Manks, WUSC, Canada

The refugee crisis is immense. We can’t leave it up to just governments and UN bodies to respond, and higher education institutions are uniquely placed to provide additional, durable solutions for refugees.