Ruskin Community Learning Classes at Asylum Welcome

We are delighted that Ruskin College are holding the following courses at Asylum Welcome. English for employment  English for employment  Our English for employment course will help you become fluent enough in English that you feel confident in the world of work, allowing you to speak up and better interact

2022-05-12T15:33:19+00:00May 11th, 2022|

The Anti-Refugee Bill has become Anti-Refugee Law, but we won’t back down…

This is a dark time for us as refugee advocates, but it's also a chance to regroup, reflect on our achievements, and reaffirm our commitment to treat all refugees and asylum seekers equally, with dignity and respect, regardless of how they arrived here. Following nine months of debate, significant opposition

2022-05-04T13:31:52+00:00May 2nd, 2022|

‘HERE’ Review: Exciting and direct theatre which advocates for hospitality in storytelling

By Iman Hakimi, Communications Volunteer  The one-word simplicity that Lindsey Rodden has chosen for the title of her latest production – ‘HERE’ – conjures questions around place, belonging and location even before the play springs into action. At surface level, ‘HERE’ is an estate in Byker, an urban, working-class district in Newcastle. ‘HERE’ is

2022-04-25T13:44:57+00:00April 25th, 2022|

Oxford is showing its heart for refugees in protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill

“You have shown such bravery in leaving your homeland and all you know to come to the UK. Please know that you have my support and respect. I do hope you receive all you need to make a fulfilling life here with friends and family - and that I may be included in that

2022-04-22T15:18:15+00:00April 21st, 2022|

Asylum Welcome joins Sanctuary Wheels project providing bikes to young refugees

Asylum Welcome is pleased to be establishing a partnership with the Sanctuary Wheels initiative to help grow and develop our Bike Project across the city and across Oxfordshire. Sanctuary Wheels is a project providing bikes to unaccompanied refugee youth in Oxford, initiated by Oxford City Council Migrant Champion Dr Hosnieh Djafari-Marbini. It is coordinated between

2022-04-19T02:07:31+00:00April 19th, 2022|

Asylum Welcome selected as one of incoming Lord Mayor’s charities

The upcoming Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor James Fry, has chosen Asylum Welcome as one of his 3 charities of the year along with Emmaus and Aspire, with whom we work closely. Councillor Fry has served on the City Council since May 2012, and will become the 62nd Lord Mayor once confirmed and approved by

2022-04-18T22:19:30+00:00April 18th, 2022|
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