Thursday, December 14, 2017

Wishing You A STARRY Christmas

And breathe….well almost. It’s been a hectic and hugely successful year for STAR and the run up to Christmas is no exception.

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Northampton STAR’s snowman

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Posted by STAR team on 14/12/2017 at 03:03 PM

Friday, December 01, 2017

A Fantastic Day - STAR Conference 2017

By Claudia Wyatt

I recently had the privilege of attending the annual STAR Conference for the second year.

With the thought provoking title – Refugees Welcome? How the UK Welcomes & Challenges Refugees – it was a packed day of fascinating talks and workshops on the refugee emergency.

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Posted by STAR team on 01/12/2017 at 12:08 PM

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Building a Generation

Student Action for Refugees (STAR) held its annual Conference on Saturday November 18th in central London the with the theme ‘Refugees Welcome?’

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Posted by STAR team on 30/11/2017 at 03:56 PM

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Smashing records all over the UK: STARs most successful freshers ever

By Amy Hughes, STAR’s Student Network Assistant

We have just seen the most successful STAR freshers’ period in the history of our network which goes back almost a quarter of a century.

With 42 STAR groups, we now have record numbers welcoming refugees across the UK.

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Edinburgh STAR’s First Meeting

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Posted by STAR team on 09/11/2017 at 04:37 PM

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Refugees Welcome? The annual student conference about welcoming refugees in the UK!

Come along to Student Action for Refugees’ annual conference to hear from lots of fantastic speakers about how people are welcoming – or challenging – refugees in the UK.

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Posted by STAR team on 11/10/2017 at 01:02 PM

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

SuperSTARS -  we’re highlighting amazing STARs of the past and their careers

We chat to Iona Hannagan Lewis from Welsh Refugee Council about her days with STAR and everything she’s been doing since – all the twists and turns of her career.

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Posted by STAR team on 20/09/2017 at 01:50 PM

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

SuperSTARS -  we’re highlighting amazing STARs of the past and their careers

We couldn’t do this without hearing from the man who started it all – Andy Davies.

Well known for this work as Home Affairs Correspondent with Channel 4 News, Andy took time out to give us the lowdown on how STAR came about.

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Posted by STAR team on 13/09/2017 at 02:05 PM

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Refugee On Campus

If you’re one of the lucky ones getting ready for your first term at University this autumn then you might be thinking about all sorts of things – making new friends, accommodation, which clubs and societies to join. It’s an exciting time right?

For other students though getting to university in this country is truly transformative.

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Posted by STAR team on 07/09/2017 at 01:56 PM

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Got your results? Come join STAR: ‘An Incredible Experience’

Its results day – with sixth form and college students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland finding out (17th Aug 2017) how they got on in their A-Levels.

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Posted by STAR team on 16/08/2017 at 03:24 PM

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Leading from the front – how athletics promotes refugees

The essence of sporting endeavour for many is the human stories that lie at the heart of competition. The athletics World Championships taking place in London during this rainy August have been no exception.

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Posted by STAR team on 10/08/2017 at 02:01 PM

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