EU Resettlement Network

Striving for a New Future - an interactive web documentary on refugee students in the Netherlands

By Emiel Elgersma

Watch the following interactive web documentary to learn about the journeys and experiences of 3 refugee students, Himan, Ramona and Ibrahim, and about the support they receive from the Foundation for Refugee Students (UAF) to continue their studies in the Netherlands.

Refugees can face many barriers to accessing higher education, including a lack of information, advice and individual guidance sensitive to their specific needs, inadequate provision of intensive language courses for academic purposes, and restricted access to government student finance schemes. Click here to learn more about different practices and programmes of refugee support in universities.