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According to UNHCR, less than one percent of the more than 26.4 million refugees worldwide are resettled each year. Only 3% of refugees have access to higher education compared to the 37% global higher education access rate. This webinar aims to shed light on this global crisis and discuss innovative and collaborative solutions to respond to it.

Speakers:

  • HaEun Kim, Program Administrator, Borderless Higher Education for Refugees - Faculty of Education, York University
  • Michael Casasola, Senior Resettlement Officer, UNHCR
  • Katharine Im-Jenkins, Chief Programs Officer, World University Service of Canada (WUSC)
  • Phyllis Mureu, Executive Director, Windle International Kenya (WIK)

Moderated by: Sunand Sharma, Associate Dean, Community Citizenship and Student Leadership & Engagement – Sheridan

Publication Date

11-12-2021

Keywords

UNHCR, refugees, education, higher education, access to higher education, global crisis

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Education

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A special thanks to the Student Affairs, Community Citizenship, Student Leadership and Engagement team for being the driving force behind the development of this webinar.

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Webinar: Internationalization and Refugee Education

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