The university will do all that we can to support her.'A Scottish Government spokesman said: 'The Scottish Government is closely monitoring the situation and we have made contact with the UK Government to raise the case.'We stand ready to offer whatever assistance we can to Ms Tayari or her family at this difficult time.'Iranian-born physics student Naz Jahanshahi, from Manchester, said she was devastated at the possibility of cancelling a trip to the US with her boyfriend.
'My story is an example of what can happen when you follow polices of compassion and understanding, not hate and isolation.'At the time of the post, Sir Mo said he did not know if the ban applied to him because even though he was born in Somalia, he now only holds a British passport.
More than £6,000 has been raised through a crowdfunding page set up by Kathleen Caskie from the Women for Independence organisation to cover the cost of alternative flights via Madrid.
Women For Independence said the £2,600 needed had been passed to Ms Tayari, with the remainder of donations going to the Scottish Refugee Council. 'Ms Tayari, who grew up in Italy, is a postgraduate veterinary student at the University of Glasgow.
Airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are offering refunds to customers whose travel plans have been ruined.
With protests being set up in states across the US, more have been planned for the UK tomorrow, including one outside Downing Street at 6pm on Monday.
Following the clarification, a spokeswoman for Sir Mo said: 'We understand from the statement released this evening by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office that the executive order will not apply to Mo, and we are grateful to the FCO for urgently clarifying the situation.'Mo is relieved that he will be able to return to his family once his current training camp concludes.