Helen during her thesis defence
Wednesday, 07 December 2016

When my dream became true

Testimonial: “The day of my thesis defence was a magic one – a day when my dream became true"


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


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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. 



"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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Mr. Jorge Sampaio addressing the Vision Europe Summit 2016
Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Vision Europe Summit 2016

21 - 22 November 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


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24 - 25 November 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


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Building Capacity Resilience and Hope for the Future
Monday, 16 May 2016

Building Capacity Resilience and Hope for the Future

"2015 was therefore a consolidation year that brought international recognition and credibility to the Global Platform for Syrian Students as an active player and a trusted partner in the field of higher education in emergencies", Mr. Jorge Sampaio.


"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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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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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


19 September 2016 | United Nations (Conference Room 12), NY.


9 September 2016 | Dublin City Council, Ireland


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10 - 16 July 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


20 - 27 July 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


ARTE meets Syrian students
Monday, 08 February 2016

ARTE meets Syrian students

Marion Touboul, ARTE | 6 February 2016


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


12 May 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


23 - 24 May 2016 | Istanbul (Turkey)


13 & 14 July 2016 | United Nations


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