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We aim to make a difference to public attitudes to refugees in Scotland and the UK to help the efforts to make refugees feel safe and secure in Scotland; to increase the confidence of the refugees to tell their story and help integrate them further in Scottish communities and community groups.

We aim to make a difference to public attitudes to refugees in Scotland and the UK to help the efforts to make refugees feel safe and secure in Scotland; to increase the confidence of the refugees to tell their story and help integrate them further in Scottish communities and community groups.
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We aim to make a difference to public attitudes to refugees in Scotland and the UK to help the efforts to make refugees feel safe and secure in Scotland; to increase the confidence of the refugees to tell their story and help integrate them further in Scottish communities and community groups.

Language:

English


Episodes

Faiths united in helping refugees and asylum seekers find sanctuary in Scotland

4/2/2018
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Offering hospitality to strangers is a common need for many faith traditions. Many faith groups and individuals live and work alongside refugees and asylum seekers. They often work in partnership. Those partnerships include people of other faiths and the voluntary and statutory agencies. Many of us remember the spring and summer of 2015. The media coverage of refugee issues, particularly in the Mediterranean was intense. In September 2015 the Church of Scotland established a refugee...

Duration:00:26:15

Building the community, a TEDx talk and an ambassador – refugee success story

2/28/2018
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In this podcast, we speak to Oudai Tozan, a Syrian refugee who arrived in Glasgow two years ago. He has worked hard to integrate himself and develop his knowledge. He's found a job, helped to set up refugee support groups, became an ambassador and made a TEDx talk! Ambassador Oudia was recently invited to be an ambassador for the UNESCO chair in Refugee Integration Through Languages and the Arts. He is working on a project to help refugees learn English. With a friend he runs the Syrian...

Duration:00:14:01

Code your Future is more than programming, it is a social programme that happens to teach programming.

2/1/2018
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This podcast is about Code your Future. Code Your Future is a non-profit organisation supporting refugees who want to become web developers. At the time of the publication of this podcast, it is based in three cities in the UK, London, Glasgow, and Manchester. Beginnings Code Your Future was founded by Germán Bencci, a Venezuelan-born coder. He decided to use his expertise to help refugees find jobs as developers. In October 2016 in London, they launched the first cohort of their 6-month...

Duration:00:21:23

We did it! How we got started and our most memorable podcast moments from 2017

12/31/2017
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Welcome to the last Refugee Voices Scotland podcast of 2017. This podcast looks back on our favourite bits of the podcasts we have made so far. We also talk about the people and organisations that helped get us started. Late in 2016 in the UK, there was a lot of negative tabloid news focused on refugees and immigrants. My daughter and I were chatting in WhatsApp about the negativity and what to do about it. I make podcasts for my work. My daughter said, “why not make podcasts of refugee...

Duration:00:16:20

The whole world is as small as a ball in the hand

12/1/2017
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In this podcast, I talk to Dr Ahmad Subeh a doctor from Syria who is taking part in the Refugee Doctors programme, which is funded by the Scottish Government. The Refugee Doctors programme in Scotland is unique in the UK. It supports medically trained and qualified refugees to achieve medical registration and in return to contribute their skills to NHS Scotland. You can find more details on the Refugee Doctors Programme in Scotland here. We would like to offer huge thanks to Tallat Haq...

Duration:00:19:17

Sabir Zazai – the dividing power of numbers and the connecting power of stories.

10/22/2017
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Welcome to the Refugee Voices Scotland podcast. In this podcast, I talk to Sabir Zazai, the new Chief Executive of the Scottish Refugee Council (SRC), who on 18 December 1999, then 23, arrived in Britain as a refugee from Afghanistan. When I spoke to Sabir, he was in his fourth week at SRC and Sabir talked about the importance of family to refugees, the impact of refugees on both communities and business, the dividing power of numbers and the connecting people of stories. I am sure you...

Duration:00:18:20

Milk Cafe a safe, supportive environment where refugee and migrant women in Glasgow can receive employability support.

9/19/2017
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Welcome to show number two, focused on the amazing MILK Cafe in Victoria Road Glasgow. On a beautiful afternoon and in the midst of preparing for a children’s workshop in this small cosy space, Angela Ireland made us a coffee, sat us down and told us how and why the cafe started. MILK Cafe is a cafe that provides a safe, supportive environment where refugee and migrant women in the Glasgow community can receive employability support through opportunities to gain appropriate skills,...

Duration:00:15:58

Refuweegee – we’re a frae somewhere .

7/21/2017
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Welcome to our first show! Refuweegee is a community-led charity. It was set up to ensure that all refugees arriving in Glasgow are welcomed to the city in true Glaswegian style. We are so happy that founder Selina Hayles made the time to speak to us. Everything Selina said was so inspiring that this is quite a long podcast. This show was recorded in March in the basement of Social Bite St Vincent Street Glasgow. Contrary to what Ken says in the podcast, it does have lights and heating. It...

Duration:00:31:07

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