Tag : Refugee

Free Community Shop for refugees to open in Hyde Park

1 year ago / 0 comments

LUU’s Leave Leeds Tidy campaigners are working alongside the Leeds Community Project to provide free essential items to those in need this summer. Students are being encouraged to donate unwanted items to the Free Community Shop which will open on the 3rd and 6th of July at All Hallows Church. The … Read More

Meet Joo-il Kim: The Man Defying Pyongyang

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon speaks to Joo-il Kim, a prominent member of the North Korean community in New Malden, about the challenges he has faced under the North Korean regime and as a refugee here in England and what is still to come. “Refugee is a better term, the word defector just … Read More

Calais: Why the Refugee Crisis is Here to Stay

3 years ago / 0 comments

With reports reaching us daily regarding Syria’s worsening civil unrest and the resulting humanitarian aid crisis, it is not surprising that the focus of western media is centred around those civilians who are unfortunate enough to have been left still suffering in Syria itself. There are however, over a million … Read More

Interview | Matthew Neil – Meet and Travel Together

5 years ago / 0 comments

While coming in contact with international students is a daily occurrence for many of us, meeting Asylum seekers is less common. Asylum seekers are people who have fled their home, who arrive in another country and remain in that country until a decision is made regarding their application to stay. … Read More

One Community: life as a refugee in Leeds

6 years ago / 0 comments

There are around 15.2 million refugees around the world and an estimated 195, 000 in the UK. Alarmingly, 80 per cent of refugees are hosted by developing countries. In the UK, an adult refugee receives just £36.62 a week. An unemployed UK citizen of the same age would receive £67.70 … Read More