|Free 20GB SIM cards!
We have 200 x Pay as You Go SIMs that will each come with 20GB data each month plus unlimited calls and texts for a period of six months. Huge thanks to Vodafone’s
charities.connected initiative for this. We will provide these to groups within our networks to distribute to people seeking sanctuary. Please email [email protected]
Webinar: School as a Place of Healing
Join us on May 12th at 4pm for this event aimed at school staff and teachers on how best to support the wellbeing of students from a sanctuary seeking background. Hosted by Refugee Week and produced in partnership with Schools of Sanctuary. Register now.
Webinar: Climate Change & Seeking Sanctuary
Held onWednesday 27th at 5pm, this event is for people with lived experience of seeking sanctuary who have an interest in the natural environment. This informal friendly session is the first stage of an exciting new project with Climate and Migration Coalition. Sign up now.
Webinar: Homes for Ukraine Scheme Q&A
Do you have questions about the Homes for Ukraine scheme? Join us on April 28th for an informal Q&A session where we will try and answer your questions! Sign up here.
Webinar: Scholarships networking event for universities
Join STAR and Universities of Sanctuary on 11 May 10am for a session for university staff involved in administering scholarships for refugee and asylum-seeking students. An informal opportunity to connect with other institutions, ask questions, and share best practice. Sign up here.
Webinar: Hosting in Rural Locations
This session on May 5th at 1pm is open to everybody and will review considerations and practical tips for rural/semi-rural communities and hosts welcoming Ukrainian and other refugees into their area. Sign up here.
Webinar: Welcome to City of Sanctuary
Join us on May 17th 1pm for an introduction to City of Sanctuary, our networks, partnerships and work. This session is designed for new and emerging groups and people wanting to become involved. Sign up here.
New Sanctuary Scholarships
Solent University are offering one scholarship to a student from a sanctuary seeking background studying on a three-year undergraduate programme. Applications close June 17th.
Aberystwyth University are offering 1 undergraduate and 1 postgraduate scholarship to students from a sanctuary-seeking background. Applications close June 30th.
Open University are offering 12 scholarships to undergraduate students from a sanctuary seeking background. Find out more here.
Submissions open for Other Side of Hope magazine
This is the UK’s only refugee and migrant led literature magazine. They are open for submissions for poetry, prose, essays and artworks. Everything published is paid for. Find out more here.
Digital skills career training: London Programme
This free programme is aimed at providing motivated newcomers living in South London (Lewisham, Lambeth, Wandsworth, or Southwark) with in-demand digital skills, helping them find full-time roles and apprenticeships in the digital sector. Find out more and apply.
Training: University Staff
We have compiled a useful toolkit of training resources for university and Higher Education staff looking to welcome and empower students from a sanctuary seeking background.
Training: Trauma informed practice in humanitarian crisis
Thrive LDN is partnering with Nicola Lester Psychological Trauma Consultancy to deliver training in trauma informed practice in humanitarian crisis. Find out more and sign up here.
Oxford University Maths Sessions
Oxford University Maths department are offering information and connection sessions for people seeking sanctuary with a background in Maths or related area. Find out more and apply.