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Opportunities For Students

Are you a displaced Syrian student looking for scholarships, online and language learning opportunities? PEER recognizes the importance of higher education for students affected by crises and strives to help you continue your studies. Click below to start browsing through the PEER database and find the right opportunity for you!

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Universities Connect

The crisis in Syria has created an academic emergency. Today there are over 200,000 university-aged Syrian students around the world whose education had been disrupted due to the conflict in their home country. Thousands seek the right opportunity to continue their studies in safe and welcoming higher education communities. Connect to PEER to feature your university’s opportunity on our website and learn more about our initiative.

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Organizations Connect

Organizations around the world are taking action to address the Syrian higher education emergency. Hundreds of organizations offer scholarships, online and language learning opportunities. If your organization is one of them or if you offer other services and resources for Syrian students,connect to the PEER community and learn more about our initiative.

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Latest News

Less than 6 per cent of Syrian refugees of university age currently displaced across the Middle East are enrolled in higher education, an expert on the region has warned.

Salam Said, a lecturer on the Arab economy, told a conference that countries neighbouring Syria had fallen well short of targets for the enrolment of refugees on degree courses.

19 October, 2017

Universities around the world are being urged to offer more scholarships to refugees.

At the Australian International Higher Education Conference in Hobart, attendees from more than 30 countries heard only 1 per cent of the world's 65 million refugees had a university degree.

Portuguese diplomat Helena Barroco said there was an urgent need to provide more refugees with educational opportunities. Read more.

13 October, 2017