Our work and COVID-19

  JustRight Scotland is open and working hard to support our client groups across Scotland.  Indeed, for those we represent it is more important that ever that our service is available and accessible at this challenging time.  Following government guidance, we have suspended face-to-face appointments but, with thanks to our...

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Migrant Young People and SAAS

Thanks to our JustRight intern, Niamh Grahame, for writing this blog. Starting university can be a stressful time for any young person. This stress is often amplified for migrant young people in Scotland. Contrary to popular belief, migrants (including asylum seekers) are not barred from accessing UK universities. The key...

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Part 2: Top Tips for Age Assessment

This is part 2 of our blog series on age assessment, written by our JustRight intern Niamh Grahame. To read part 1, click here. As we covered in part 1, there is no single reliable method for carrying out an age assessment, making it a complicated and controversial process.  Across...

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Part 1: What on earth is age assessment?

This is the first in a 2 part blog on age assessments of unaccompanied asylum seeking children. At the Scottish Refugee & Migrant Centre our lawyers are specialists in age assessments. If you don’t work with unaccompanied asylum seeking or trafficked children, you would be entitled to wonder what on...

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