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Supporting Care-Experienced, Estranged & Refugee Students

Support for Care-Experienced & Estranged Students

The University has signed up to the Care Leaver Covenant, which commits to the provision of support and opportunities for young people leaving the care system, and the Stand Alone Pledge, demonstrating our commitment to estranged or independent living young adults wishing to pursue Higher Education.

To learn more about the support available for care-experienced students, please click here

To learn about the support for estranged students, please click here


Supporting Forced Migrant and Refugee Students

For full information about the support the University of Cambridge provides to students who are forced migrants or refugees, please visit the page on the University of Cambridge website

STAR - Student Action for Refugees - has a number of webinar series about applying for university, scholarships and Student Finance. You may also wish to visit their Access to University guide to explore more about the options available to you. 

The Displaced Student Opportunities website advertises a number of scholarship opportunities aimed at displaced students. 

The Cambridge Refugee Hub supports and provides solidarity with refugees. You may wish to look at their guide to applying to Cambridge here

The Cambridge Refugee Scholarship Campaign has information about financial support for refugees at Cambridge University.

If your education has been significantly disrupted by your experience as a refugee or forced migrant, you may be eligible for the University's Foundation Year programme for the Arts and Social Sciences. For more information on applying for the programme as a refugee or forced migrant, click here