Kuzhabekova, A. & Nardon, L. Refugee students’ transition from higher education to employment: setting a research agenda, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies


Refugee youth experience lots of challenges enrolling into, proceeding to, and transitioning from higher education to employment. Research on the youth’s transition from higher education to employment is limited and is scattered around several fields. This paper offers a systematic overview of the current knowledge on the important topic pertaining on post-university experiences of refugee youth. The purpose of the literature review is to reveal what is known on the topic, to determine what methodological and theoretical approaches are most commonly used in the literature, to identify possible gaps in the existing knowledge and directions for future research.