“I left Syria 6 months ago because students of my age were being recruited in the army. I didn’t want to be involved in the violence committed in Syria so I decided to leave.” “What is your favourite thing about … Continued

Mohammad Sabha

“My family and I left Idleb, Syria in 2012 after a massacre took place in our hometown due to air bombings.” “What’s the biggest challenge of being a primary school teacher where the students are all refugees?” “The violence that … Continued


My long-term aim is to apply to Medical school and become a Physician, specifically an ophthalmologist. I find the way the eyes work to be very interesting. This is my main reason for choosing to study Biology, because it would … Continued


As an eager young boy living in Syria, I grew up watching my father practice pharmacy as a career and above all, a passion. The foundation of my interest in pharmacy was already laid in those early years when I … Continued

Khairo Khatib, Al Salam School Graduate

“Growing up in Idlib, Syria, I never imagined myself living in the midst of a war that forced my family and I to leave and seek refuge in Turkey. Ever since, I struggled to pursue my education, which halted for … Continued