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Leeds Digital Festival #ldf19 : Can digital offer sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers? 1st May 2019 10-12

Book your place here People seeking refuge and asylum in our city face many challenges, of which technology can be a help and a hindrance. This event focuses on the role of technology in the lives of refugees and asylum seekers alongside consideration of issues of digital exclusion. Dr Glenda Garelli, lecturer in human geography […]

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Leeds Homeless Charter Launch, 10th May 2019

What? A chance to hear about the work of the Leeds Homeless Charter and how faith groups, individuals, organisations, institutions and grass root groups are playing their part in tackling homelessness in Leeds. Includes speakers MP Hilary Benn and Deputy Leader of LCC Debra Coupar. When? Fri, May 10, 2019 – 3:45 PM – 5:00 […]

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Event: Migration Yorkshire: Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day – 2nd May 2019

What? Migration Yorkshire are holding a Yorkshire and Humber VCS Engagement Day. The day is aimed at organisations who are supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The aim of the event is to review the progress since the last VCS Engagement Day in 2016, identify strategic engagement opportunities, and to identify how Migration Yorkshire can best […]

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Changes to fee regulations for University students with Humanitarian Protection

The Department for Education (England) has amended regulations about the fees status of people with Humanitarian Protection (HP). From 1 August 2019, new students who have been granted humanitarian protection status will no longer automatically be considered “home” students for fee purposes. Instead, students will have to complete an ordinary residence test to show they […]

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Right to Remain/These Walls Must Fall: free training on “Preparing in case of detention” and “An introduction to campaigning against detention” – register your interest

Right to Remain/These Walls Must Fall are arranging two training sessions in Leeds, and want to work out how many people might be interested in coming. The first is ‘Preparing In Case of Detention’ on 7th May 13:00 – 17:00 and is aimed at people who might be at risk of detention or people who […]

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Resource of the week #69: Transition Guide

Ok, we know – this was ROTW #44 back in October 2018 – but some things are too good to keep quiet about. The Transition Guide is a website aimed at Refugees who have recently been granted leave to remain in the UK to help them understand what new rights and entitlements they have, and […]

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