Refugees and people seeking asylum face a number of challenges when learning in Australia – whether it is learning English, in school, or in further or higher education.
This audit of educational pathways for refugee students into higher education was developed by the University of Newcastle as part of the (Re)claiming social capital: Improving language and cultural pathways for refugee students into Australian higher education project, in partnership with Curtin and Macquarie Universities, and funded by the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training.read more
The Building a New Life in Australia study traces the settlement journey of humanitarian entrants in Australia.read more
The Refugee Council of Australia welcomes the announcement by the Australian Capital Territory government that it has extended eligibility for its Skilled Capital program and Australian Apprenticeships to people on bridging visas and temporary protection visas.read more
This letter applauds the recent NSW Government decision to waive education fees for people seeking asylum.read more
Are you new to living in Australia? You can learn more about living in Australia by reading or listening to this book, Beginning a Life in Australia. The book is published by the Department of Social Services.read more
SBS Australia has recScreenshot of settlement guide topicsently launched a weekly series of radio programs in the form of podcasts with helpful information on settling in Australia. These programs offer a wide range of information about everyday life and important information needed when settling into a community.read more
What do we know about the participation of refugees in university? And how can we make higher education more accessible for them? These are the questions addressed by a recent study by the University of Melbourne's Refugee Studies Program and Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Not There Yet: An Investigation into the Access and Participation of Students from Humanitarian Refugee Backgrounds in the Australian Higher Education System.read more