• Update from Calais January 2019

    Update from Calais January 2019

    By Mike Stoddart This post is a follow-up from my visit to northern France in January 18. I was able to return to Calais at the turn of the year to deliver much-needed donations from people concerned regarding the desperate situation there. My vehicle was packed with donations of warm clothes, food and toiletries in […]

  • Migration Working Group North-West

    Action for Refugees supports the Migration Working Group North-West, led by Edge Hill academic Dr Zana Vathi. Members of AfR are affiliated to this new¬†group, which brings together academics and activists across the region working in, or researching migration in the North-West. Affiliated members beyond Edge Hill include arts, health and housing organisations based in […]

  • Getting to University: support

    Getting to University: support

    Did you apply for university when you were 18 or 19, or go back to study as an adult? You may remember the application process as challenging: trying to find out what might work best for you from many options, work out what you could afford, perhaps, and convince your chosen institution that they wanted […]

  • Further Education Transforms Lives: Awor’s Story

    Professor Vicky Duckworth would like to share and celebrate Awor’s inspirational story – reflecting on the power of education to empower those whose voices can often be invisible or / and pathologised in the troubling dominant media discourse.