Higher Education partners from coLAB gathered in London for the first stage of an initiative that seeks to break down some of the integration barriers encountered by refugees in local communities. Working in paid roles as tutors or teachers, those who have faced displacement will
More than a mentoring scheme, the Refugee Journalism Project primarily aims to place and offer job opportunities and experience to exiled journalists in the UK. Fardous Bahbouh, a participant talks about a recent project she has been involved in through the RJF.
by Fardous Bahbouh
Coverage of the Beyond borders exhibition on Instagram
This short documentary filmed over the course of a year reports on the progress of The Refugee Journalism Project.
Photojournalist Sara Furlanetto worked with three participants on the presented video. Asked to answer to the question "What is journalism in the context of your life?", they wrote a personal text, each sharing personal stories from past experiences and reflecting on their current ambitions and
The Refugee Journalism Project Coordinator, Tessa Hughes, and project participant, Abdulwahab Tahhan, recently took part in the Southern Europe Migrant Dilemmas: Better Integration Methods Project. Here they share their experiences of the initiative.
The event took place in southern Italy and was attended by a team of volunteers
By bringing together disparate individuals, The Refugee Journalism Project aims to create a network that reaps the benefits of collaborative working. Whether it’s a UK journalism student filming with a Syrian translator; an Afghan film-maker reporting on location in Calais with an Irish journalist; or an
by Shahd Abusalama
As world leaders were meeting in New York for the UN Migration Summit, activists transformed Parliament Square, the doorstep of British decision makers, into a graveyard of thousands of lifejackets. These lifejackets had been once worn by refugees that made it to the
The idea for this project emerged a couple of years ago while I was doing some voluntary media work at the Migrants Resource Centre. We were coming across experienced workers who were having difficulty re-establishing their careers in the UK.
One-off media projects provide some support,