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

CoI Small Grants Fund 17/18 – Applications Open

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF) is the lead organisation of the ‘Refugee and Asylum Seeker’ Consortium, which is comprised of 14 community organisations that represent and work with refugees and asylum seekers in Nottingham. A small amount… Read More

Refugee Week 2016 Launch Documentary

A short documentary by Veronica Luna on the very successful Refugee Week 2016 launch event. More information on Refugee Week and the events that took place across Nottingham can be found on the Nottingham Contemporary’s website.

A very small story from the everyday world of an asylum seeker

By an anonymous NNRF adviser. Across from me sits a twenty one year old Syrian man – a boy to me – who has been in the UK for three months. The manner of his journey, what he… Read More


Do you speak good English and would you like to gain new skills?  This is the opportunity for you! Tues 16th – Thurs 25th August, 9am-5pm at the Refugee Forum. Apply online before 15th July: Click here to apply…. Read More