Do You Work With Refugees or Asylum Seekers?

You are invited to an event for people from refugees & asylum seeking community groups and people working with refugees & asylum seekers. It will be an opportunity to meet other groups and organisations and find out more… Read More

The VOscars

We had a brilliant night at the NNRF  VOscars last Friday, celebrating our amazing volunteers. We appreciate these guys so much: they put in hours of work and commitment and without them the Forum really couldn’t function. So… Read More

Amazing Fundraising by West Bridgeford School

By Naomi from the Youth Project  I collected a cheque from West Bridgford school today for an amazing £2765.00 that their students have raised for the refugee fourm.  We have been working with them for the past couple of… Read More

Community Interpreting Course

We have an exciting opportunity for just twelve people interested in community interpreting in refugee and asylum situations. We are looking for people who have good English and a relevant language for refugee families, particularly  Tigrinya, Oromo, Arabic,… Read More

Just 1%!! – Refugees and Higher Education

A new report claims just 1% of refugees reach higher education but there is an argument that this figure could be improved with outreach work by universities. Lucy Judd, Outreach Coordinator at Nottingham Trent University, explains. Imagine having… Read More

Youth Project Update – May

Act4Change Art Project – Nottingham University donates a boat!! The young people will be painting the boat, turning it into a rather lovely raised flower bed. We will also be making some sails which will have a spray painted message… Read More

Youth Project Update – April

West Bridgford school are planning a non-school uniform day in May and have chosen the refugee forum as their charity this year. Year 9 students have been busy planning a week of assemblies to raise awareness of the… Read More

Our Volunteers are Invaluable

Despite the decrease of volunteering nationally, at the Refugee Forum we have seen an increase in interest, and have been able to place more volunteers into regular structured roles over the past few years. In 2015, the work… Read More

Youth Project Update

We are pleased to have re-started monthly sessions with Nottingham Trent University Outreach Team this year- we have had the first of the monthly English classes which are being delivered by the academic English Deptartment which aims to support… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: US Immigration Executive Order

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum condemns utterly the executive decision released by US President Donald Trump suspending refugee resettlement and banning Muslim people from entering the country.  We support and applaud the many thousands of people who are… Read More