The Global Platform for Syrian Students announced that a new group of 53 students arrived to Portugal on Saturday 26 May 2018.
This new group of students is composed of 37 girls and 16 boys. The students will start the academic year 2018 - 2019 in Portuguese universities after completing an intensive Portuguese language course they are attending in June.
From Syria, they came from Beirut through a humanitarian flight provided by the Portuguese Air Force. Their scholarships are funded by Fundação La Caixa / BPI, by Elevo Group, by the Al Babtain Foundation and by the Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto.
They will attend university and polytechnics that are part of the Academic Consortium supporting the GP4SYS.