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Refugees Initiative

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TITLE OF THE INITIATIVE

Collaborations for outreach with information

INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

Sverige Iantbrukunivesitet (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)

COUNTRY

Sweden

CITY

Uppsala

ADDRESS

Segerstedthuset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7 - 750 07

Contact person:
Maria Overhed – Head, Division of Educational Affairs
e-mail: [email protected]

TYPOLOGY

- Help desk and supporting services for refugee students
- Recognition of studies and prior learning for refugee students
- University policies on access to higher education

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation
- University staff (academic and administrative)

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

We work with students with an untraditional background in our regular work, eg in study counselling etc.

Activities
We collaborate with other universities and authorities to reach out to, inform and inspire refugee students and students with a foreign background, to interest them for higher studies.

RESULTS AND IMPACT

Our information initiatives together with several collaboration partners are much appreciated by the prospective students, and we will try to make them a part of our regular activities.