Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Making it work in schools for refugee and asylum-seeking children

In May 2008, the Refugee Council published a report about refugee and asylum-seeking children in secondary schools, in which STAR collaborated.

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Posted by STAR team on 29/07/2008 at 02:09 PM

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Rally for Zimbabwean asylum seekers: the march for justice

On Friday 11 July, a rally for the unjust treatment of asylum seekers from Zimbabwe, took place in the streets of Westminster.

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Posted by STAR team on 22/07/2008 at 09:43 AM

Monday, July 21, 2008

Issue 38: STAR Review of the Year

It’s been a bumper year for the STAR student network. Our 10th national conference saw a record turn out and STAR groups delivering an unprecedented number of activities. Here we have compiled a selection of the highlights from across the STAR network in 2007/8.

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Posted by STAR team on 21/07/2008 at 11:28 AM

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Nominate your STAR Volunteer of the Year - The STAR Awards are here!

This November STAR will launch the first ever STAR Awards at STAR National Conference, to celebrate the outstanding contributions of STAR volunteers.

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Posted by STAR team on 10/07/2008 at 01:17 PM

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Against all odds: a virtual refugee experience

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has launched a new online game in the UK this month, Against All Odds

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Posted by STAR team on 08/07/2008 at 01:31 PM

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Asylum Dialogues – the brand new play from Actors for Human Rights

Launched during Refugee Week with performances in Bristol, Derby, Liverpool and London, Asylum Dialogues is a newly scripted production by Sonja Linden, performed by Actors for Human Rights (previously Actors for Refugees) in conjunction with Refugee Action.

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Posted by STAR team on 03/07/2008 at 01:59 PM

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

United Nations in Trafalgar Square

It was notable timing: the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) conference – held on 18th June took place two days before World Refugee Day and within Refugee Week. Celia, campaigns intern at STAR, was there to witness an open debate held as part of the conference, hosted by the Canadian High Commission, with support from the Department for International Development (DfID) and the discussion chaired by Channel Four News’s Jon Snow.

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Posted by STAR team on 01/07/2008 at 01:24 PM

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Committee Training 2008: perfecting that star quality!

Despite the early start last Saturday, representatives from many of the STAR regions including Cardiff and London took part in the 2008 STAR Committee Training day in Central London. The day was an opportunity for old and new committee members to meet with STAR staff, regional coordinators, partners in the legal and charity sector and fellow STAR members.

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Posted by STAR team on 24/06/2008 at 11:57 AM

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Refugee Week 2008

Its Refugee Week this week! Events and activities have been happening all over the British Isles, from film screenings and puppet shows to festivals and debates.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 19/06/2008 at 03:15 PM

Thursday, May 29, 2008

STAR decides on new campaign!

STAR’s national campaign for 2008-09 is ‘Let Them Work’, a campaign to push for the right to work for people seeking asylum.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 29/05/2008 at 02:58 PM

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