May 26, 2015
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Destitution and Dignity: Friday 5th June #RefugeeFestScot

Refugee Survival Trust (RST) with Strathclyde Law Clinic & Scottish Refugee Council present: Destitution and Dignity  an information and discussion event. Friday 5 June, 10.00am – 1.00pm Lodging House Mission, 35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow G1 5DT What is the Refugee Convention? … Continue reading

April 14, 2015
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RST co-hosts a successful poetry evening.

It was a real pleasure for RST volunteer Sarah Tolley to co-host a poetry evening at Lauriston Hall with Jennifer Williams, Events coordinator at the Scottish Poetry Library. Makar Bill Herbert arrived in plenty of time to welcome the 20 or … Continue reading

April 14, 2015
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Running for RST

One of our fantastic volunteers, Fiona, is running the Edinburgh half marathon on 31st May, and is raising funds for RST. Please support her – whether with a donation via her Justgiving site: https://www.justgiving.com/FIONA-RENNIE3 or cheer her on on the … Continue reading

March 30, 2015
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Help to ensure that Edinburgh City participates in the resettlement programme for Syrian refugees.

Edinburgh Churches for Sanctuary is a network of churches seeking to develop Edinburgh as a welcoming city for refugees and asylum seekers. They support improving the welcome of refugees and asylum seekers across the UK. They are currently working with … Continue reading

March 30, 2015
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RST’s Poetry Reading with W.N. Herbert is just around the corner…

Thursday 9th April 6:30-8pm. Lauriston Hall,  Lauriston St, Lauriston, Edinburgh, EH3 9DJ ​​ This Poetry Reading is a shared event, involving RST and The Scottish Poetry Library​ The topic is: Journeys – reflecting the refugee experience. The session will be opened … Continue reading

March 24, 2015
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RST Ceilidh

On Saturday 21st  March, the Ceilidh Collective hosted a fantastic ceilidh in Edinburgh, with RST and Reforesting Scotland as the primary beneficiaries. With over 160 people in attendance, the event was a huge success. RST volunteers were given the opportunity … Continue reading

March 18, 2015
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Become a Trustee of RST..

An opportunity to make a difference for asylum seekers and refugees. Refugee Survival Trust (RST) informs public debate on issues affecting refugees and people seeking asylum, and provides financial and other support to prevent destitution among these groups. RST is … Continue reading