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Does more education mean better futures?

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

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?

We must stop failing those we have pledged to protect

3 May 2018
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

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. 

New project! Specialist higher education support work

4 January 2018

This new component of our higher education programme aims to enable young refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of trafficking 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. And read on for information about a great event at KCL that we'll be part of in February. 

Christmas greetings

19 December 2017

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. 

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. 

Springboard: a better future for newly arrived teenagers

16 March 2017

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. 

RSN in Forced Migration Review

1 February 2017

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.

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.

Youth on the Move

1 July 2016

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

We talk to the media about boys sent back to Afghanistan

7 April 2016

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.

The refugee crisis: six months on

25 January 2016

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. 

Teenagers sent back to war-torn Afghanistan

11 August 2015

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

How can asylum seekers get to university?

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