Cheerio Rasha! / Could YOU be our next Chair?

After nearly two years as the Chair of RST, Rasha Tindal has stepped down. During her time on the Board RST has been through significant change, faced the highest demand for destitution grants in its 25 year history, and increased its number of staff. Thank you Rasha for all of…

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HR and Finance professionals: We Need You!

After many years of dedicated service, our treasurer and the head of our HR subgroup plan to stand down from our Board of Trustees before the end of the year, so we are now looking for enthusiastic individuals with expertise in HR and finance to fill this incredibly important knowledge…

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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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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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Become an RST Trustee!

  Would you like to make a difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our society? The Refugee Survival Trust is recruiting for new board members! We are looking for enthusiastic board members who have the motivation and time to commit around 6-10 hours per…

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New Scots? Exploring migration, asylum and refugee issues through the curriculum

We had a very inspiring meeting this morning to finalise the content of this exciting upcoming training course for teachers! Working together with WOSDEC Global Learning Centre and Refuweegee we’ll be exploring how teachers can explore migration, asylum and refugee issues in the classroom. There are still a few spaces left…

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Glasgow Welcome befriending project

Our 19 new friends are now two months into their befriending experience as part of our Glasgow Welcome project which pairs up newcomers to the city with people who know Glasgow well. The pairs meet every two weeks over a six month period to explore some of the free cultural sites the city…

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