Migration, Refuge and the University

Who are we?

The group champions issues around migration and migrant communities within the University. It aims to celebrate the contributions of international, migrant and displaced academics, researchers, students and professional staff within the Hallam community. It supports work to strengthen the position of the University as an active participant within a global academic community and seeks to grow the University’s stature in this role. The group is strongly supporting and driving Hallam’s University of Sanctuary application. 

Find out more about the group in this video:


Our aims and objectives

  • Build expertise and capacity
  • Share good practice
  • To strengthen engagement with local and regional migrant communities
  • To strengthen engagement with national and international migrant communities through active expert and institutional participation
  • To champion issues of migration among Hallam students, staff and alumni


Krassie Teneva, Head of International Experience
k [dot] r [dot] teneva [at] shu [dot] ac [dot] uk

Dr Craig Paterson, Principal Lecturer, Law & Criminology
c [dot] paterson [at] shu [dot] ac [dot] uk