Where can I get more information about applying to university if I have refugee or limited leave to remain, or I am an asylum seeker?
- Find out more about applying to university if you are a refugee, asylum seeker or have limited leave to remain.
- UKCISA can help you understand your tuition fee status in the four different parts of the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland), and provides information and advice on matters related to immigration, financial support, financial hardship, mental health, culture shock, and student orientation.
- Student Action for Refugees (STAR) is a national network of students who are working to help refugees in the UK – including with access to higher education.
- Several universities and colleges offer bursaries and scholarships to help asylum seekers and refugees access higher education – the STAR website can help you find one and apply. Read STAR’s blog article about applying for bursaries and scholarships.
- Refugee Education UK offers expert support and resources such as their FAQs and a free advice service via phone or email.
- We Belong works with young migrants to achieve better outcomes and remove barriers to success – including in education.
- The Schwab and Westheimer Charitable Trust offers scholarships to students whose immigration status means they are not eligible for student finance – this allows them to study an undergraduate degree in social care, medicine or a related field.
- Coram Children’s Legal Centre provides free legal advice and can help if you're unclear about your immigration status.
- You can find information about study opportunities to support refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK to access university on Displaced Student Opportunities UK.
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