Ford Motors Hatif Karimi: From Refugee to Company Engineer and Mentor

July 30, 2021

When Hatif Karimi tunes into our Zoom call from his Melbourne office, it is immediately clear that he has taken the time to prepare. Sharply suited and with a copy of our emails on hand, Hatif answers each question slowly and thoughtfully, giving each word the careful attention of someone who has learned English later…

Crescent Foundation partners with Deakin University to nurture refugee leaders

June 16, 2021

Leaders from Australia’s pre-eminent institutions will ‘sponsor’ and mentor up to 70 aspiring leaders from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds Deakin University’s CREATE will facilitate graduate career clinics and empower refugees with practical skills for the workplace Only 17 per cent of people from a refugee background secure paid employment within their first 18 months…

Crescent Foundation extends refugee student support programs to a third Australian university

May 21, 2021

Crescent Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting refugee education, homelessness, Islamic cultural heritage, and youth and has extended its support for refugee students to a third Australian University. The Foundation has unveiled plans to grant Crescent Leadership Scholarships to four University of Technology Sydney (UTS) students a year for the next three years to help…

The Crescent Foundation and Western Sydney University support refugee students.

November 21, 2016

The Crescent Foundation and Western Sydney University (WSU) have joined forces and launched a new scholarship program to support high-achieving refugee students. Driven by a shared vision to assist refugees and provide life-changing educational opportunities, the Crescent Foundation will offer the scholarships to students who have been granted permanent humanitarian visas in the past five…

Crescent Foundation joins Western Sydney University to fund refugee scholarship program

November 16, 2016

The Crescent Foundation and Western Sydney University have joined together to launch a new scholarship program to support high-achieving students from refugee backgrounds. Driven by a shared vision to assist refugees and provide life-changing educational opportunities, the Crescent Foundation will offer the scholarships to students who have been granted permanent humanitarian visas in the past…