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Westheimer Scholarship: Applications now closed!

by: Emily Bowerman on 04/21/2016

Thank you to all the candidates who applied for the Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.
 
The deadline for the applications were 25th of May and now the application process has closed. We will be in touch in due course to inform the candidates of the outcome.
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and the winner is....

by: Emily Bowerman on 04/12/2016

Team Refugee Support Network!!

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Report launch of RSN's research into what happens to young people sent back to Kabul. Click here for more.

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Ready, set, GO!

by: Emily Bowerman on 02/29/2016

20 March 2016 marks the date of the North London Half Marathon, and Refugee Support Network was offered 10 spaces in this unforgettable race! We have had such an amazing response from people wanting to run and raise money for RSN. We are lucky to have the following people running and raising support for us. Please check them out to learn more about each of them and hear why they are choosing to run for RSN!

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Some Like It Hot!

by: Emily Bowerman on 02/03/2016

Click here to find out about a film screening that's raising funds for RSN. You're invited!

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Do I still want to become a doctor? Yes!

by: Emily Bowerman on 12/09/2015

This is the story of a girl who came to the UK seeking asylum from North Korea. One of the guests at our fundraising dinner was a hospital consultant and he was so moved by her story that he offered her a work experience placement this summer. Click here to read all about it.

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As universities respond to Citizens UK's calls to increase access to HE for refugee students, Lucy Judd from Nottingham Trent University tells us how they're trying to ensure that refugee students are are given every opportunity to fulfil their potential through a university education. Click here to read more.

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EU Refugee Crisis: How can I help?

by: Catherine Gladwell on 09/07/2015

In the last few days we have been inundated with emails from people who want to do something to help refugees fleeing war in Syria and Iraq. We’ve been deeply moved by the compassion demonstrated: this crisis will not be over quickly, and we welcome the public’s commitment to welcoming and assisting refugees.

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Each year about 100 former child asylum seekers who spent their formative teenage years in the UK care system are sent back to Kabul, often to very precarious and dangerous situations. Click here to read more.