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#TheseGirlsCan

17 July 2018
RSN team members Torie and Georgina smash their fundraising target for young refugees in Oxford

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

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

RSN in Birmingham: we're recruiting!

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

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

2 May 2018
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.

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

8 January 2018

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. 

"A computer can be life-changing"

17 October 2017

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.

Ancient objects for modern dilemmas

10 October 2017

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.

RSN launches new educational mentoring hub in Birmingham

9 August 2017

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

RSN launches new educational mentoring hub in Oxford

1 June 2017

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. 

RSN on the radio: refugee children and mental health

13 March 2017

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.

Britain must not shut the door on lone child refugees

14 February 2017

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

Refugee children are welcome here

1 February 2017

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.

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

12 December 2016

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

We climbed Kilimanjaro for RSN!

8 July 2016

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:

Two exceptional teenagers

1 January 2015

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. 

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