Refugees Welcome

SOAS Students Help Integrate Refugees Through Sport

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Aidan Lonergan, BA History ‘Camden Cares’, a project created through the 3 Faith Forum’s ParliaMentors programme, was launched recently by five SOAS students. ParliaMentors is a UN award-winning leadership programme which gives university students the unique opportunity to work with MPs to form projects for social action. With the support of both Westminster and leading Read More

Young Adult Literary Community Unites to Support Refugees

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Caitlin Shewell-Cooper, BA Swahili and English Disgusted with the UK government’s response to the refugee crisis in Europe, author Patrick Ness began an online fundraiser that united the Children’s and Young Adult literary community and raised £600,000 for Save the Children. Ness is no stranger to dystopian worlds, and to many it increasingly seems like Read More

Refugees Welcome at SOAS? ‘Empty Words’, Says SU Co-President

2 years ago Mel Plant 0
Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish During recent talks between the Students’ Union and the university concerning plans for Freshers’ Week, SOAS officials proposed the display of a banner on the main building proclaiming ‘Refugees Welcome’, as a head-nod to the solidarity movement for refugees and asylum seekers which has gained popularity in recent weeks. Read More