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"I have been an active member at Coro Misto da Universidade de Coimbra that has been an amazing family to me where we spend our free time doing something artistic and beautiful."

 

"I am really grateful for giving me this opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with academic professors and professionals in my field."

 

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"You come from a country in war, then you have to build a future...I have to work hard for this."

 

"Expertise, skills, knowledge gained in Portugal will help rebuild your own country", UNSG told to Syrian students.

 

The Global Platform for Syrian Students will attend the Ignite 2016 Conference on "Tackling Instability, Radicalisation and Forced Migration" organised by SPARK in Amsterdam. 

 

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"It was a once in a life time experience to meet and compete with business professional teams from all over the world sharing knowledge, experiences and exchanging contacts".

 

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GP4SYS participated in the last workshop on "Delivering Higher Education for Syrian Refugees" organised by SPARK, the British Council and Al Fanar Media in partnership with Luminus Edu

 

Alaa gets feedback on her work from architecture instructor Alexandra Paio.
Thursday, 31 March 2016

A Dream to Rebuild

"As war destroyed lives and buildings in Syria, Alaa had to interrupt her architecture studies. Now a scholarship is helping her finish her degree in Portugal". Read Alaa´s story. 

 

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The Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and the Global Platform for Syrian Students are organising a benefit concert to support syrian students.

 

Tickets are available at Porto Casa da Música. Secure your seat!

 

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ARTE meets Syrian students
Monday, 08 February 2016

ARTE meets Syrian students

Marion Touboul, ARTE | 6 February 2016

 

Nour, student supported by the GP4SYS, is a Syrian young Architect living in Portugal interested in the dialogue between civilizations and cultures. He has participated in different events and made several talks in Portugal. Here you will find his testimonial and some pictures.

 

Testimonial: "let’s do a series of activities in refugee camps in “Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey...."

 

Aram at a lab class in Lebanon, American University of Beirut (Faculty of Medicine)
Wednesday, 28 October 2015

We all felt proud and happy

Testimonial: "Aram’s enthusiastic tone reappeared in his phone calls, which relieved us even in our most stressful days...."

 

The dream of every ambitious student
Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The dream of every ambitious student

Testimonial: "It stands by us and let us draw our route in life, and helped us to achieve our dream that was nearly impossible after the war..."

 

Testimonial: "...they always told me how glad they are that I had the chance to continue my studies..."

 

It has inspired me to help others
Tuesday, 15 September 2015

It has inspired me to help others

Testimonial: "...it has inspired me to help others and to give back to the community..."

 

2014 Annual Report is Available!
Tuesday, 01 September 2015

2014 Annual Report is Available!

2014 was a year of achievements for the Global Platform for Syrian Students. Know more by reading the 2014 Annual Report.

 

"Refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria explained their experiences at this year’s Lisbon Forum, as calls were made to improve coordination to assist them as humanitarian crises continue."

 

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Our student, Said, student at the Técnico de Lisboa has been selected as one of the best students, the team, to participate in a dream: the 79th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2017 on Energy, Technology, Sustainability - Time to open a new Chapter to be held in Paris from 12 to 15 June 2017. 

 

 

- What is the EU doing to handle the refugee crisis? - Young people asked

 

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