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Pathfinder University Grants

On 3rd March 2008, the CARA Scholars at Risk UK Universities Network announced the award of a further 9 grants, as part of its Pathfinder University Grants Scheme, generously funded by the Sigrid Rausing Trust. The scheme aims to provide selected UK universities, ‘Pathfinder Universities’, with seed funding of up to £10,000 to help develop more effective internal systems, policies and practices in support of refugee and at-risk academics.  The 2008 grant period completes on 30th August 2008.

2006-07 Pathfinder Universities  University of Central Lancashire, University College London (UCL), Glasgow Caledonian University, King’s College London, Leeds Metropolitan University, London School of Economics (LSE), London South Bank University (LSBU), University of Lincoln, University of Nottingham, University of Sunderland, University of Wolverhampton.

2008 Pathfinder Universities Central School of Speech & Drama, University of Chichester, University of East London, Glasgow Caledonian University, Leeds Metropolitan University, University of Sunderland,  School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of Roehampton, University of West England (Bristol). 

Examples of activities matching the Pathfinder objectives  The following examples are by no means finite. CARA welcomes innovative approaches and collaborations between universities and/or relevant external organisations:

Pathfinder Resources  The following represent just some of the outputs and resources to emerge from the 2006-07 Pathfinder grant round.  Additional outputs will be posted following completion of the 2008 Pathfinder grant round in September 2008.

2006-07 Projects: a Summary
2006-07 Final Reports
2006-07 Final Workshop Report (29th June 07)
Development of Recognition of Prior Informal Learning (RPL) Profiling, Guidance & Work Experience Model a Resource Pack Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with the Bridges Programmes