EU Resettlement Network

Resources - Universities, Higher Education & Resettlement

The resources listed in this section are a compiled selection of past projects, scholarly articles, videos, books, press articles, and virtual exhibitions relating to the theme of refugees and higher education.

PAST PROJECTS

ACADEMIC ARTICLES & RESEARCH REPORTS

(Refugee children and youth):

  • Hek R. (2006) ‘The role of education in the settlement of young refugees in the UK: The experiences of young refugees’ http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09503150500285115
  • La Trobe University, Melbourne, 2009; Good Starts for recently arrived youth with refugee background - Promoting wellbeing in the first three  years of settlement in  Melbourne, by Sandy Gifford, Ignacio Correa-Velez and Robyn Sampson. This report describes the key findings of a longitudinal study (2004—2008) investigating the experiences of settlement among a group of 120 recently arrived young people with refugee backgrounds settling in Melbourne, Australia. http://www.latrobe.edu.au/larrc/documents-larrc/reports/report-good-starts.pdf

(Research in progress):

VIDEOS & FILMS

BOOKS RELATING TO REFUGEES & EDUCATION

  • Higher Education Opportunities for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrant Workers in the East of England, by Michael Watts & David Bridges; 2005, Association of Universities in the East of England
  • Citizens of Nowhere: From Refugee Camp to Canadian Campus, by Debi Goodwin; 2010,  Doubleday Canada
  • Education, Refugees and Asylum Seekers (Education as a Humanitarian Response), by  Lala Demirdjian (editor); 2011, Continuum
  • Refugee and Immigrant Students: Achieving Equity in Education (International Advances in Education), by Florence E. McCarthy & Margaret H. Vickers (editors); 2012, Information Age Publishing

VIRTUAL EXHIBITIONS