• 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 […]

  • Refugee Week 17-23 June 2019

    Refugee week 2019 is next week!  Check out the free resources to celebrate refugee week online via the website. The site includes a wide range of education resources including lesson plans and resources for primary and secondary classes. We’d love to hear what you’re doing for Refugee Week – share via Action for Refugees twitter […]

  • AfR football tournament Wednesday 22nd May

    More details to follow – use the facebook link below https://www.facebook.com/61412448/posts/10103530079200395?s=100012586004275&sfns=mo

  • Congratulations to Global Unity

    The student society Global Unity have held another successful fundraiser on campus raising over £70 for charity. Cake/book sale in @EHU_FOE lots of good children’s books as well as academic books for your assignments!! All donations welcome! pic.twitter.com/FzxV6zdiCc — Sherish Khan (@Miss___Khan) May 22, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

  • Scholarships – Westheimer Health

    The Refugee Support Network are currently accepting applications (until 27th May) for the ‘Westheimer Scholarship’, a funding opportunity for asylum seekers (up to aged 28) to pursue HE in health and social care, medicine, nursing or related professions. Funding is available for up to 3 people each year for fees and living costs. Full details […]

  • 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.

  • Student Action for Refugees – visit 22nd May

    Maddy Robinson of STAR (Student Action for Refugees) will be speaking about the work of this national NGO, formed by students, which now makes up a national network. She will be discussing the diverse voluntary work carried out by students across the UK, and their influential campaign work including changing universities’ policies for HE Access. […]

  • Calls for Papers: Forced Migration Review and Protection of Forced Migrants, Africa

    Forced Migration Review issue 62 on ‘Return’, plus mini feature on understanding and addressing root causes of displacement Deadline for submission of articles: Monday 17 June 2019 Maximum length: 2500 words As one of the three ‘durable solutions’, voluntary return in safety and dignity has been a core tenet of the international refugee regime since […]

  • WoWFest19 Bluecoat, Liverpool

    Two storytelling events are taking place on Thursday, 23rd May at the Bluecoat as part of WoWFest, the Liverpool Literature festival. I want you to know: A Writing Workshop for Refugees and People from Refugee Families This is a writing workshop for refugees to tell their stories. Many times, refugees are asked to talk about […]

  • RefuAid Language Scholarship Programme set for Liverpool launch

    Mohib Ullah, who is leading on the project for RefuAid told us, “We are working with one of our partner schools in Liverpool and will be starting an OET (Occupational English Test accepted by the General Medical Council as an alternative to IELTS for re-qualification) course for healthcare professionals after Easter. The course will be […]