Afghanistan's Female Students were Banned from Studying. Now Some are Finding New Ways to Learn

Time - Vivienne Walt - October 27, 2021 There was an almost surreal quiet in the classroom at Kabul University on the morning of Sunday, Aug. 15. It was the start of the school week, and the financial-management professor had just begun answering questions

October Newsletter

Every month IIE PEER sends out a newsletter listing the latest initiatives in education in emergencies, sharing education in emergencies news, and featuring opportunities in higher education. In the October 2021 edition, you can read about: IIE's Response to

The University Of Tulsa Will Offer Scholarships To Afghan Refugees

Forbes - Michael T. Nietzel - August 19, 2021 The University of Tulsa (TU) announced on Tuesday that it will offer two scholarships to Afghan refugees, following the recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban. “TU has long been one of our nation’s most

'Where you are born should not restrict your opportunities' - July 2021 Newsletter

Student Voices in Emergency

Last month, the IIE Student Emergency Initiatives (SEI) team created a challenge for our students to share their perspectives on higher education accessibility in video form. We asked them what they wished our global society would know about tertiary education

Fellowship Opportunity for Postgraduate Researchers

The University of Auckland’s Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies (CAPRS) focuses on generating evidence-based and high-impact research to support persons forcibly displaced by climate or conflict-based situations. To further this mission, CAPRS is proud to

Student Voices in Emergencies: June 2021 Newsletter

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Lessons Learned at Emergence: the IIE PEER Forum 2021

As the number of forcibly displaced persons rise every year, so does the gap to higher education accessibility. Advocates in higher education in emergencies are working to increase awareness and solutions to tertiary education for students worldwide. Still

The enduring impact of IIE-SRF scholars on communities worldwide: An IIE-SRF Dialogues Webinar

Join us on Tuesday, May 25 as IIE-SRF alumni from Iraq, Kenya, Russia, and Syria share their experiences: Register here Every day, scholars improve our world through their work as experts, educators, and change agents. IIE-SRF and its partners strive to ensure

Announcing the release of To Rescue Scholars is to Rescue the Future: An Impact Study of the IIE Scholar Rescue Fund (2002-2020)

In 2002, IIE’s trustees launched the Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) as the only global program that arranges and funds academic fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars around the world. IIE-SRF was created not only to save scholars’ lives but also to