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RESCUE informative session at DOMIZ 1 Refugee Camp

In the afternoon of the 15th January, the partners of RESCUE and R-SOS staff moved to Domiz 1 camp where they held an informative session with Syrian refugees, to raise the awareness on the services offered by the R-SOS units and receive first feedbacks from them. The meeting was attended by around 60 camp refugees, plus the […]

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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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