Beyond Amal: Story Guide Trainees support a school visit to the Story Museum

Story Guide Trainees who have taken part in the story guide training programme, delivered in partnership by Asylum Welcome and the Story Museum, applied the key transferable skills they have learned so far to work with pupils from two schools during their trip to the Story Museum last week. The essential key story guiding and story -telling skills of

By |November 24th, 2021|

Voices from the Oxford Human Rights Festival: Little Amal visits

Oxford Human Rights Planning Committee member and CENDEP postgraduate student Victoria Greenwood shares her reflections on the UK Nationality and Borders Bill and Little Amal’s visit to the ‘dreaming spires’ of Oxford. Elizabeth Laskar, Festival Coordinator writes: The reflection below has been written by MA student Victoria Greenwood after the visit of a giant puppet called

By |November 19th, 2021|

Meet the Interpreters!

Asylum Welcome is currently supporting a number of Afghan families in hotels across Oxfordshire. At the core of our work is our team of dedicated and versatile interpreters. Most of our interpreters are young students, including Wasi, Florence, Merzia and Fuchsia, who took some time out to chat to us about their experiences translating in the hotels.

By |October 24th, 2021|

Introducing the Refugee Football Project

In this guest blog, our good friends Refugee Resource describe the future plans for the development of a Refugee Football Group in Oxford. The Refugee Football Group is aimed at refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrant young men in Oxford and Oxfordshire who are finding it difficult to access appropriate mainstream services because of economic,

By |October 23rd, 2021|

A heartfelt thank you to our young supporters

Asylum Welcome benefits from extraordinary support from local schools. Never has this been more apparent than during these last months. Many school communities – children, teachers, staff, parents and carers – have fundraised, collected food donations, and offered a range of support to our clients and the new Afghan arrivals. Thank you to you all!

By |October 22nd, 2021|

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