Stories

Find out what we've been up to, and discover first-hand stories from refugees, volunteers and our partners

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Andrew’s Story

My advice for the LGBTQ+ refugees in the UK is to learn to love yourself first.

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Loujean’s journey

When I reflect on the word healing, to me it means to be free, to be myself, to be strong and to be independent.

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Refugee Week 2021 – Awais’ story

It’s been nearly two years since I joined Grant Thornton and now, I am a firm believer that you can achieve dreams with hard work and determination.

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Refugee Week 2018: #6 Play with 20

To celebrate 20 years of Refugee Week, the #simpleacts campaigns is about getting everyone involved to show their support and solidarity through creative challenges. For number 6, you have the number twenty and that is it. So we decided to…

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Refugee Week 2018: #3 Share a refugee story

We kicked off Refugee Week this morning with a welcome video for those coming to the UK. This year is extra special as it marks 20 years of Refugee Week. #simpleacts is the campaign we’re getting involved with to show…