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University scholarships for new & current Afghan students in UK – Deadline June 10th 2022

The Department for Education and the British Council recently confirmed plans for a ‘Warm Welcome Scholarship Scheme’ to support eligible individuals in the UK with links to Afghanistan to access higher education. The British Council is managing the scheme and has detailed information on their website. The deadlines are all very tight so please do […]

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English Classes that aren’t courses, aka “Wider learning oppotunities” – from Learning English Yorkshire and Humber

Until now, Learning English Yorkshire and Humber (LEYH) has only listed ESOL classes across the Yorkshire and Humber region. Since we launched in 2019 we have frequently been asked by providers if LEYH can promote other learning opportunities for ESOL learners. We have also been asked by ESOL learners about other opportunities that are available […]

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Leeds Beckett University have funded Carnegie PhD and Masters by Research opportunities

Leeds Beckett University have funded Carnegie PhD and Masters by Research opportunities and are encouraging applications from under-represented groups; We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive PGR community that will bring different perspectives to our work. Therefore, we welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly Black, Asian and people with other ethnically diverse backgrounds, […]

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Student Action for Refugees – Free creative arts workshops: 5-7pm 23rd March, 30th March and 6th April

Student Action for Refugees are running a series of three creative arts workshops on Wednesday evenings in March/April, at Leeds Beckett University, led by an artist and a local writer from a refugee background. The workshops will be followed with the opportunity to exhibit work and share stories, though this is optional and not a […]

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Meeting about support to people living in Hotels – Friday 11th March 16:30-17:30

Adapted from an email by Duncan at Refugee Council Over the past few weeks we have spoken with a number of partners about the growing number of people (mainly single men) who are being accommodated in hotels in Leeds whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim from the Home Office. Since the […]

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The University of Leeds Sanctuary Scholarships are open for application 2022

“We are pleased to offer scholarships for forced migrants to the UK. The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to people who wish to study any undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and £10,000 a year towards living costs. There are a limited number of scholarships available. Successful applicants will […]

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Supplementary Schools in Leeds

info by Katy Redgrave, editorial comments and links by Jon from LASSN You ever come across Supplementary Schools?* Leeds has a huge network, offering children extra help with their studies. They’re brilliant. Self-help at it’s most inspirational (“We are our own educators!“) *The history of the Supplementary School Movement is really important. As the recent […]

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