• Support for Syrian academics CARA

    THE has recently published on the state of Syrian universities and Syrian academics in exile. CARA, the charity set up in 1933 to support academics escaping Nazism, supports universities in the UK to host refugee academics. In the North West, major universities including Liverpool John Moores and Liverpool Hope are members, enabling refugee academics to […]

  • New scholarship for refugees: humanities (English, History, Geography and more)

    Via The Refugee Support Network *The Schwab and Westheimer Trust is delighted to announce a new scholarship for students from asylum-seeking backgrounds. * This new scholarship, supported by the Marks Family Charitable Trust, is open to students embarking on a three year humanities degree programme at undergraduate level, or a postgraduate masters degree in humanities. […]

  • Blurring the boundaries of identity: Activities Day May 2019

    Jack Sugden writes: On the day that the UK went to the polls in the European elections, the Action for Refuges network (AFR), in partnership with West Lancs CVS, hosted an activities day to welcome old and new refugees resettled in the surrounding areas. A set of friendly football matches were played on the 11-a-side […]