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“R-SOS supporting units” opened in Duhok: mentoring, orientation and support for local communities, Internally Displaced Peoples and refugees

Last 15 January 2019 the University of Duhok and the Duhok Polytechnic University, with an official ceremony, celebrated the opening of two offices at the core of their campuses: the Refugee Student Operational Support Unit or R-SOS Unit. After two years of activities, trainings for local partner universities staff and study visits performed in Europe, the University of Duhok […]

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Training course for RSOS units staff for Jordanian Universities

A training course for the R-SOS units was held at the University of Al Zaytoonah University in Jordan under the supervision of the Union of Mediterranean Universities (UNIMED) with the participation of trainees from Yarmouk University, Zarqa University and Zaytouna University.

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Donor Interest Fades in Scholarships for Refugees

This article is one of a three-part package about scholarships for Syrian refugees. Another article documents the continuing desire of Syrian youth to gain access to higher education and the obstacles they face. A “fact file” lists the major scholarship programs for refugees. Donor interest in Syrian youth who want higher education is weakening, and the supply of scholarships is lagging behind demand.

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Avoinding fragmentation and searching for common ground partnerships: The RESCUE contribution at the UNIMED General Assembly

Higher Education Institutions are continuously playing a crucial role as social facilitator  and represent a space for dialogue and debate and can be identified as economic engines for the development of the country as well as the region. This is particularly true in some countries which are deeply affected by social, institutional and political crisis: […]

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