Category: Educational mentoring

New project in the East of England

RSN is now working in Cambridge and Peterborough. Find out how you can get involved in supporting young refugees there.
8 Jul 2019

"Truly inspirational"

One of our funders visits the work they've made possible in Birmingham.
7 Mar 2019


RSN team members Torie and Georgina smash their fundraising target for young refugees in Oxford
17 Jul 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

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

"A computer can be life-changing"

This is the story about an unaccompanied refugee child who wanted to give something back and to support young people who now find themselves in the situation he was once in.

17 Oct 2017

Ancient objects for modern dilemmas

This lovely evening at Upstairs at The Ritzy in Brixton, organised by Verena, a former mentor and long-term friend of RSN, celebrated the shared heritage, beauty and important human developments from the ancient Middle East, through art, music and spoken word.

10 Oct 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

RSN on the radio: refugee children and mental health

A new report, Invisible Wounds, from Save the Children has revealed how the war in Syria has ruined childhoods, leading to ‘toxic stress’ across a generation of children, leaving a life-long impact on their mental and physical health.

13 Mar 2017

Britain must not shut the door on lone child refugees

Read our letter to the Evening Standard, calling on the government to make refugee children welcome

14 Feb 2017

Refugee children are welcome here

Here's our letter to the Evening Standard, welcoming the call by the former Archbishop of Canterbury to make refugee children welcome in the UK.

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

We climbed Kilimanjaro for RSN!

Laura, one of our volunteer educational mentors, and her husband Jon raised £3000 for RSN by undertaking one of the biggest challenges of her life. Before this challenge, she explained why:

8 Jul 2016

Two exceptional teenagers

Thea is an exceptional 13 year old. When she heard about the lives of young asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, the situations they've come from and how our work is helping them to access and progress in education, she was inspired to act. 

1 Jan 2015
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