UK Programme Overview

The UK Programme provides assistance to enable persecuted academics, many of whom are refugees and asylum seekers, to return to academia or an allied profession in the UK at a level commensurate with their skills and experience. 

There are three main services:

We consider an individual to be a threatened or at-risk academic if they:

If you believe you meet CARA’s eligibility criteria and wish to benefit from the UK Programme’s services, please contact us to request a copy of our External Enquiry Form and an ETE Questionnaire.  Please provide details of how you meet our criteria in your initial email.

Once we have received your completed External Enquiry Form, ETE Questionnaire and supporting documents, we will make a full assessment of your eligibility and needs.

Telephone 0207 021 0880  or  Email or by Post UK Programme, CARA, London South Bank University Technopark, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN.