Countdown to the RST AGM and photo exhibition!

Just 4 days until our Annual General Meeting and this year it’s an AGM with a twist, as we’ll be combining the event with a photography exhibition featuring photos from our befriending programme, and there will be lots of delicious food and drink on offer! Come along to Townhead Village Hall (…

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Rebecca’s Running for Refugees – Raising money & awareness for refugees who face destitution & in support of the amazing work of RST

Following the recent RST post which highlighted the increased need for destitution grants and the potential risk of losing destitution grants in the future, I felt compelled to respond and find a way to raise funds for this incredible charity. The thought of what might happen to people if they…

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‘Evros: The Crossing River’ at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Katharine Thanks to Seemia Theatre, who kindly offered several complimentary tickets, Refugee Survival Trust volunteers and staff had the opportunity to watch Evros: The Crossing River at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The production, in which five actors and actresses played multiple roles, portrayed different experiences of fleeing conflict and…

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Latest RST News, out now!

Keep up with all the latest RST news in our bumper Spring 2018 newsletter! Find out about new developments in the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service, see what we’ve been up to on the outreach and integration side of things, and enjoy a beautiful selection of Glasgow photos taken by current…

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Through the Eyes of Scotland’s Refugees – An Exhibition

We are delighted to have been chosen by Colours of Edinburgh as one of the beneficiaries of their upcoming event “Through the eyes of Scotland’s Refugees”, an art exhibition that creates a platform for refugees in Scotland to share their voices. This exhibition will feature multimedia artwork inspired by interviews with local…

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Youth Philanthropy Initiative with Mearns Castle High School

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy and their local community. Each participating school, each year is responsible for directing a £3000 YPI Grant to a local charity through a unique programme of team work, research and competition….

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Refugee Week and #RefugeeFestScot both coming soon!

Next month will be the 20-year anniversary of Refugee Week. The Refugee Week programme, which takes place from 18-24 June 2018, will see a range of events organised across the UK. The events will share a focus on promoting understanding about sanctuary and celebrating refugee contributions to the UK, following…

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