Action for Refugees are delighted to welcome Anna Jones, RefuAid co-founder, to campus to speak about the innovative work of this award-winning NGO.

RefuAid was founded in 2015 in an effort to provide a practical response to forced migration for refugees and asylum-seekers living in the UK. Their primary focus is to provide solutions to the main barriers facing refugees trying to restart their life in the UK: finance, re-qualification and language tuition.

RefuAid has provided free language courses at over 70 partner schools across the country. This enables students to gain the English language certifications relevant for further education and employment.

Their “character-based” loan scheme offers interest-free loans of up to £10,000, for internationally-trained refugees to pay for UK accreditation and re-qualification, allowing them to return to employment in their prior professional fields.

This seminar will be presented by RefuAid co-founder, Anna Jones, together with one of RefuAid’s former clients.

To read more about their work in the Guardian, click here.

This event is sponsored by I4P, one of EHU’s research institutes. We appreciate their support!

For more info, and to book, see the event page.

Everyone is welcome, particularly members of the community beyond EHU.

Date: Wednesday 20th March 2019

12.30pm Registration and refreshments
1.00pm Event start
2.30pm Networking and refreshments