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Meet the Warwick Students named on The Big Issue’s 100 Changemakers of 2024 List

Two sanctuary scholars from the University of Warwick have been named on this year’s 100 Changemakers list by The Big Issue.

Fri 02 Feb 2024, 09:00 | Tags: Refugees, Students, Sanctuary Scholarships, Warwick Scholars

University of Warwick Students Celebrate World Refugee Day by Empowering and Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers

On World Refugee Day, the University of Warwick is proud to recognize the extraordinary efforts of its students who have selflessly dedicated their free time to assist and uplift refugees and asylum seekers residing in hotels in Coventry. Led by co-presidents Bel Govier and EloÏse Bui, Warwick STAR (Student Action for Refugees) has over 300 students who are committed to making a difference to the lives of those seeking refuge.

Tue 20 Jun 2023, 12:34 | Tags: Refugees, Students

New exhibition at Imperial War Museum London launches featuring Warwick research

Research led by Professor Vicki Squire of PAIS is featured in Refugees: Forced to Flee - a major new exhibition at IWM London. The exhibition, which will run until 24 May 2021, includes an animated audio installation based on research by the Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat project, led by Professor Squire with a team from Warwick, ELIAMEP Athens and University of Malta.

Local residents entertained, challenged and moved by ESRC Festival of Social Science

More than 500 people took part in the workshops, talks and activities organised by the University of Warwick for this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. University researchers took to Coventry and Warwickshire’s streets, bars and community centres to share insights from their work with enthusiastic and interested audiences. The events tackled topics from the nature of time itself and the puzzle of DNA to taxes and accents.

Warwick research inspires new work by international artist and campaigner

A research project led by Professor Vicki Squire of the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies has inspired a new artwork, Routes to Peace?, by international artist and activist Salma Zulfiqar.

Suppressed Shakespeare speech revived for Refugee Week

A short film, supported by the University of Warwick and involving Professor Tony Howard, is being released as part of Refugee Week (18th -24th June) has taken as its starting point a speech thought to be written by William Shakespeare over 400 years ago.

Thu 21 Jun 2018, 12:11 | Tags: Refugees, Shakespeare, English

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