students

Students from Haifa School in Beirut who took part in #myvoicemyschool, November 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
12 June 2015
“When the explosion happened, I was scared,” says Hasan, a Palestine refugee from Syria now living in Beirut, to his peers in England over Skype. “I thought it was the end of the world. I couldn’t see anything in front of me.”
Two teenage girls from Yarmouk get ready to prepare to sit for national exams, Palestine Institute School, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 June 2015
Alaa still remembers the day she was forced to flee Syria. “When I visualize the old days of violence in Kafr Battna, Damascus, I cannot believe I am still alive,” she says. “The walls of our house were tumbling down as we fled. It is like a nightmare.” Like many other...
Nagham, Raghad, Maram, Safa’ and Ihssan won first place in an educational robotics competition in the West Bank last month. They will be participating for the third year in a row in the Arab League robotics competition in Jordan! Generous support from donors like the USA makes it possible for UNRWA to provide high quality education to Palestine refugees. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Awtan Khalawi
22 April 2015
“I am now aware of the importance of every minute, I appreciate time more. Before this experience I didn’t manage time well,” says Ihssan, an eighth grade student at the UNRWA Qattaneh Girls School in the West Bank.
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
12 October 2017
UNRWA alumnus Safaa Nasser achieved the highest mark in all secondary schools in Lebanon among those who sat for the final Life Science exams for the Baccalaureate 2
UNRWA school students from Gaza and the West Bank on their first afternoon in Jerusalem with the Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson. 120 UNRWA school students participated in the summer camp. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Dayana Khatib
30 August 2017
UNRWA organized a summer camp for almost a hundred school students from Gaza, from grades 6-9, bringing them to the West Bank for one week. Over 95 per cent of the students had left Gaza for the first time in their lives
Palestine refugee students visit recently rehabilitated health centres in Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
18 August 2017
In May 2017, 120 grade 7 students from the Saida and Burj Shemali areas visited three newly renovated UNRWA health centres, all of which were rehabilitated and refurbished with European Union support, to learn about the Agency’s health-care services and see them in action,...
Graduates of the SFWs Student Ambassador Programme sing the national anthem during their graduation ceremony. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
31 July 2017
For three weeks, 60 UNRWA students from fifth to ninth grade participated in the Student Ambassador Programme, which empowers them to serve as representatives of the UNRWA student body in local events and international forums
UNRWA students say goodbye to their peers in the Netherlands at the end of their first ‘My Voice-My School’ Skype call at Al-Remal School in Gaza City. © 2016  UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
15 June 2017
For close to 10 years, the people of Gaza have lived under a tight land, air and sea blockade that affects many aspects of their lives. Today, an entire generation of children in Gaza do not know life outside of the Gaza Strip; they have already lived through three armed...
Mohammad, displaced from Yarmouk, attends support classes at the UNRWA Palestine School in Damascus. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
26 May 2017
UNRWA helped 297 students from Yarmouk and Lebanon traveled to the Alliance Quarter in Damascus and provided them with room and board to attend the UNRWA support classes running throughout the duration of the ninth-grade national exam from 14 through 25 May
28 February 2017