“Third sector can’t cope” says Refugee Survival Trust following news of Glasgow evictions

Small Scottish charity Refugee Survival Trust has expressed its concern following the news that Serco is to start evicting failed asylum seekers in Glasgow today (Monday 30 July). Serco, a private firm housing thousands of refugees in Glasgow, says that it will issue the first six out a potential 300 “lock change”…

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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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Ye dancin’? Get ready for RST’s May ceilidh!

There are just a few days until we will be joining together with our staff, volunteers and friends for a May Ceilidh! Featuring the incredible Point Five ceilidh band, the evening will kick off at 8pm on Tuesday 15th May at the Kinning Park complex in Glasgow and will be ABSOLUTELY…

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