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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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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Hi – my name is Philomina

  I am from Nigeria and have started an office internship with the Refugee Survival Trust.  I am looking forward to having different experiences; be able to help the communities I meet; to impart knowledge to colleagues and communities I work with; and to add value to the work of…

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