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Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Access to Education (non-LSS)

Description: Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Access to Education

What barriers do people who are looking for refuge experience when they try to access higher education? What is being done, or what ought to be done, to remove the barriers, and why?


● Alison Birch, After18,
● Sarah Seaton, Leicester and District Trades Union Council,
● Mark Clayton, De Montfort University Leicester (DMU),
● Phil Horspool, Leicester University of Sanctuary
● Colleen Molloy, City of Sanctuary
● Christopher Smart, STAR – Student Action for Refugees, and
● Gabi Witthaus, an open educator, researcher and learning design consultant.

There will also be a discussion among panelists and a Q&A session with all present.

Chair: Dr Maddalena Tacchetti, Research Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham

For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/refugees-asylum-seekers-access-to-education-tickets-52708007068

Diversity and The City II is part of the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (4-10 December). Full programme: https://hraffl.wordpress.com/2018/11/17/the-5th-annual-leicester-human-rights-arts-and-film-festival/

Location: Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB
Date: Monday, 10 December 2018
Time: 18:30 GMT
Access: Public
Category: Secular Hall (non-LSS event)*
Created by: Public Access ( by LSS editor )
Updated: Sunday, 18 November 2018 17:28 GMT
Attachments: None

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