• Get involved: sport on campus activities 23rd May

    On 23rd of May Edge Hill’s Action for Refugees network is running some welcome activities for those resettled in the local area. We will be running a friendly football competition with circus skills activities alongside.

  • 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…

  • Imagining community through sport at Edge Hill University

    Dr Jack Sugden In 1983 Benedict Anderson wrote ‘Imagined Communities’, a book that pointed out, among other things, that the communities, towns, cities and especially nations in which we live are not actually real. Although they might feel real to us, part of our lives, our identities, have you ever actually seen an England? Touched…

  • The Wanderers Wanderers – AfR@football

    On a warm July evening the Wanderers Wanderers took to the field in the annual staff football tournament in memory of Tom Bell. The organisers were kind enough to welcome players from the local refugee community to take part in the tournament for a second year. An intended outcome for the Action for refugee group…

  • The Great Get Together: Free event at EHU for all the community