The university is hoping to increase awareness of the barriers facing those seeking refuge.
The Technological University of the Shannon is hoping to increase awareness of the barriers facing asylum seekers during its inaugural International Refugee Week.
A series of events is being launched today to help raise the voices of those seeking refuge in Ireland.
#News Taking place March 21-25, TUS International Refugee Week will include exhibitions, debates, a VR experience, workshops & talks, all with the purpose of highlighting the challenges faced by refugees in Ireland & providing a platform for the voice of refugees. Learn more ⬇️— TUS (@TUS_ie) March 15, 2022
It's in line with the college's bid for University of Sanctuary status, through which it will be able to offer more scholarships to refugees and asylum seekers.
TUS Vice President for People, Culture, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Marian Duggan, says they want to help students and staff to fully understand and engage with the issue: