RST’s Newsletter

RST publishes a regular newsletter for members and supporters, containing updates on the work of RST as well as information on the latest issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland.

Contact RST to receive regular copies of the newsletter, or download past copies here:




Spring 2018

A new flat for the DASS project, a visit from our local MP, a new teacher training programme with WOSDEC and Refuweegee and beautiful photos from our volunteer Afshin!





Winter 2017/18

An introduction to our new Glasgow Welcome befriending project plus a brief overview of the New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy: 2018-2022.


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Autumn 2017

Good news from the DASS project, and updates from our events at the Refugee Festival and Just Festival this summer!



Summer 2017

So many new things in one newsletter:  our new chairperson, Rasha, our new internship programme and our new partner organisations in Edinburgh!




Spring 2017

Highlights of all of our work in 2016 including new staff and board members, fundraising events and activities, DASS updates and a very successful online campaign for our Bus Pass scheme!


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Winter 2015/16

Updates on our new destitution grant partnerships, DASS project and our winter bus passes and A to EE schemes. Also, meet our new board members, read about our AGM and find out what volunteers have been up to as well as upcoming RST events…


 Spring 2015  

Spring 2015

Read about the new Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS), meet new staff and board members and find out what our volunteers have been up to…


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Autumn 2014

Read about our AGM, meet new staff and board members and find out what volunteers have been up to.


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Winter 2012-13

Update on our Stop Destitution Campaign and our exciting new Making it Home project.


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Summer 2012

Reflecting on the past year’s successes. Glasgow City Council condemns destitution. Section 4 delays ruled illegal. RST Research collaboration with Scottish Poverty Information Unit.


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Spring 2012

100 evictions show flaws in the system. New anti-destitution research and campaign.



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