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Category: Our team and work

Our impact: 2018-19

Read about the difference we're making in the lives of young refugees
5 Aug 2019

Does more education mean better futures?

Our director explains our recent research into the role of educational achievement in creating socioeconomic opportunities for refugee youth in the UK
22 Jun 2018

A fab day out for young refugees: can you chip in?

We plan to gather the young people we mentor in London and Oxford for a day out, to build relationships and have fun!
1 Jun 2018

RSN in Birmingham: we're recruiting!

We're looking for a team member in Birmingham with a passion for RSN's mission, could it be you?
31 May 2018

We must stop failing those we have pledged to protect

Over an 18 month period, we tracked what happened to 25 young men who had left the UK care system at 18 and consequently been sent back to Afghanistan
3 May 2018

Waiting for asylum: the impact on children going through the process

The impact of the trauma young refugees have experienced is made worse by the delays and uncertainty experienced at all levels of the asylum system.
2 May 2018

RSN in Al-Fanar Media: Bridging a gap in education support for refugees

What do we prioritise in our work and research? How do we bridge the gap between the UK and overseas? What difference does educational support make? We talked to Al-Fanar Media about our history, work and ethos. 

8 Jan 2018

Specialist higher education support work

This component of our higher education programme aims to enable young refugees and asylum seekers who are facing barriers in accessing higher education to overcome these obstacles and move forward in their education through face-to-face specialist advice, guidance and support. 

4 Jan 2018

Christmas greetings

At this time of light and hope, we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has played a part in our work over the past year. Watch RSN's Christmas message, from our director Catherine Gladwell. 

19 Dec 2017

RSN launches new educational mentoring hub in Birmingham

We are thrilled to announce that we've expanded our educational mentoring programme to a second city outside of London: Birmingham. 

9 Aug 2017

RSN launches new educational mentoring hub in Oxford

We are delighted to announce that we've started working in Oxford; the first city outside of London where we are running our educational mentoring programme. 

1 Jun 2017

Springboard: a better future for newly arrived teenagers

We're delighted to partner with Springboard, a new initiative which aims to bridge the gap to provide the necessary support that is lacking in the mainstream school system. 

16 Mar 2017

RSN in Forced Migration Review

Read our articles in Forced Migration Review about our research into what happens to former unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who are forcibly removed to Afghanistan after turning 18.

1 Feb 2017

RSN in the Guardian: How schools are helping refugee children to succeed

We talk to the Guardian about how schools are helping refugee children to succeed and move forward with their lives.

12 Dec 2016

Youth on the Move

RSN's Youth on the Move programme came to an end in April 2016. 

1 Jul 2016

We talk to the media about boys sent back to Afghanistan

After the publication of our After Return research, our team and work have featured in a range of articles and podcasts about the issues facing young people after forced removal to Afghanistan.

7 Apr 2016

The refugee crisis: six months on

RSN speaks alongside the Bishop of Manchester at a “where are we now?” panel discussion looking at the global refugee crisis 6 months on from the headline-making summer of 2015. 

25 Jan 2016

Teenagers sent back to war-torn Afghanistan

RSN's director, Catherine, speaks to Russia Today about our work with young Afghans facing forced removal to Afghanistan.

11 Aug 2015

How can asylum seekers get to university?

The barriers to accessing higher education can seem too difficult to overcome but getting the right information can help you plan for your future.
3 Jan 2013
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