What next for unaccompanied migrant children in the UK

To mark to the end of Becoming Adult: Conceptions of future and wellbeing among migrant young people, IRIS, Centre for Education and International Development at UCL IoEthe University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre are hosting the international conference  “Constructing viable futures: Unaccompanied migrant young people transitioning to adulthood”. The event will be held on 12 December 2017, at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. 

The project is funded by the ESRC and explore the wellbeing outcomes of former unaccompanied minors as they make the transition to adulthood.

The list of keynote and invited speakers include: Lord Alf Dubs; Professor Roberto G. Gonzales (Harvard University); Dr Signe Smith Jervelund (University of Copenhagen), and Professor Ilse Derylun (University of Ghent).

Full Conference Programme   available here.

The conference is free and open to the public, but due to limited places booking is required. To book your place (very few still available) please go to the eventbrite link here:



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