Universities and Schools, teachers and lecturers can play a key role in supporting migrants and refugees and Britain and abroad, through educational, art and other projects. But they also play a key role in helping shape the attitudes of local communities, in a time of rising nationalism, racism and xenophobia. Migrant and Refugee Solidarity at the University of Brighton is one of many groups in the education sector acting in solidarity with migrant and refugees.
School Bus Project (facebook # online donations) is a community-led initiative promoting the right to education for refugees. It is converting buses into mobile schools that will provide vital education and support for the refugees trapped in Calais and across Europe.
Student Action for Refugees (STAR) is a national charity with a local branch at the University of Sussex. STAR aims to build a connection between the refugee community of Brighton and the University of Sussex and to raise awareness of the situation of refugees in the UK and abroad.
Free University Brighton have been organising a range of events, including discussions and film screenings, on the topic of the refugee crisis.
The Council for Assisting Refugee Academics is a British charity originally set up to support academic refugees from Nazi Germany helps