The RESPONSE Campaign

The RESPONSE (Refugee Sponsorship for Education) Campaign From 2021 to 2023 the RESPONSE Campaign: College and University Sponsorship of Refugee Students, gathered a coalition of partners and students with refugee backgrounds to build support for a new college and university refugee sponsorship program, by providing refugee students expanded pathways to resettle, study, and obtain legal […]

Uplifting Campus Resources: Effective Practices to Support Refugee Students in Higher Ed

Webinars on Refugee Student Enrollment & Leveraging Financial Resources and Building On Campus Support for Refugee Students Uplifting Campus Resources: Effective Practices to Support Refugee Students in Higher Education was a two part webinar series to provide an overview of resources and effective practices for campuses to enroll and support refugee students, focused specifically on […]

Minimum Standards for Offering Education Pathways for Refugee Students to a Third Country

Global Task Force on Third Country Education (GTF) Minimum Standards: Complementary Education Pathways The Global Task Force on Third Country Education Pathways (GTF) promotes and supports the expansion of tertiary education as a complementary pathway for refugee students. Increasing the number of higher education pathways will not only help grow the number of refugees enrolled […]

Student Narrative: Elisee Tuyishime

Refugee students and alumni in the U.S. share their experience and perspective. Current and former students from refugee backgrounds face a number of obstacles accessing higher education in the U.S. Here we share their experiences, their perspectives on a proposed university sponsorship initiative , and celebrate their contributions to U.S. campuses and communities. My Journey My name […]

Student Narrative: Zakayo K. Meshack

Refugee students and alumni in the U.S. share their experience and perspective. Current and former students from refugee backgrounds face a number of obstacles accessing higher education in the U.S. Here we share their experiences, their perspectives on a proposed university sponsorship initiative , and celebrate their contributions to U.S. campuses and communities. My name is Zakayo […]

Student Narrative: Atem James Maker

Refugee students and alumni in the U.S. share their experience and perspective. Current and former students from refugee backgrounds face a number of obstacles accessing higher education in the U.S. Here we share their experiences, their perspectives on a proposed university sponsorship initiative , and celebrate their contributions to U.S. campuses and communities. Originally from […]

Refugee College Guidance Counseling

Resources and Effective Practices for Refugee College Guidance Counseling Navigating the college application and admissions process can be overwhelming for many students, but for international students who have experienced displacement or are refugees the process can seem almost impossible. However, there are organizations working to support students in the process and address these challenges through […]

Student Narrative: Bwema Matata

Seven lessons & reflections for refugee students on US campuses New and expanding scholarships for displaced students create opportunities for refugee students to access U.S. higher education and a way for colleges and universities to welcome and bring the incredible talents of refugee students to their campus. At the same time, there are some unique […]

Student Narrative: Agathe Mwehu

Refugee students and alumni in the U.S. share their experience and perspective. Current and former students from refugee backgrounds face a number of obstacles accessing higher education in the U.S. Here we share their experiences, their perspectives on the proposed university sponsorship initiative, and celebrate their contributions to U.S. campuses and communities. “My name is […]