They work to alleviate hardship and remove obstacles to young refugees and asylum-seekers’ education and well-being through financial and mentoring support. They support young people up to the age of 30 access education up to university degree level.
In 2018 the government made significant changes to the law regarding immigration bail and detention that may affect whether someone has the right to study. Please read the link to understand more. Their bail 201 document will state whether there is a no study condition. Please check this before offering study options.
STAR is a national charity of 34,000 students, made up for 50 groups at universities and colleges cross the UK welcoming refugees to the UK.
This link to their website provides information about courses and grants for further education available to asylum seekers and refugees.
Students with Humanitarian Protection no longer have to meet the 3 year ordinary residence test and will be treated for student finance in the same way as refugees.
Central England Law have developed a toolkit to help people understand their new rights which is available on their website.