Our amazing STAR groups and supporters have been very busy during the COVID-19 pandemic by coming together to take part in different challenges and raise vital money for our charity.
Although shutdowns and cancellations are the norm right now we are happy to say we are still working hard (from home) to increase access to university for refugees and asylum seekers.
STAR students haven’t let the current situation stop their incredible work. Read more here about what the different groups have been up to!
Following the new recommendations from the UK government, all face-to-face events, campaigns and volunteering projects have been cancelled. Read more about our response to COVID-19 here.
This Action Week, STAR, as part of the Lift the Ban coalition, will campaign for the right to work for people seeking asylum in the UK. You can take action right now by signing the petition to lift the ban!
This Sunday (1st March) STAR has a whole team of runners taking part in the Vitality Big Half to raise much needed funds for STAR! The event is part of our year-long celebration of turning 25.
On January 29th, STAR student groups across the UK participated in the Families Together Action Day 2020 by raising awareness for the Families Together campaign.
STAR, the Families Together campaign coalition, and students from Oaklands School handed in a 75,000 strong petition to the Home Office calling on the government to reunite refugee families.
On this International Day of Education STAR is calling for equal access to higher education for refugees and asylum seekers and highlighting scholarships available in the UK.
The House of Lords have today voted for the UK government to seek an agreement with the EU that will ensure child refugees can join family in the UK following Brexit.