All faiths and none (staff network) - refugee week event

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Date: 19 June 2018
Venue: Room 4D26, Frenchay Campus Library
Time: 12:00-14:00

The All Faiths and None staff network are hosting an event on campus as part of Refugee Week.

There will be the opportunity to hear from those who have the lived experience of being a refugee/asylum seeker and to find out more about the work of several local charities supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Bristol. The Lord Mayor Cleo Lake will be in attendance, speaking about the contribution of the refugee community to the city.

Offer yourself as a guide

If you would like to offer yourself as one of our campus guides, please email our All Faiths and None network at

Event schedule

12:00-12:30 Lunch and networking

12:30-13:30 A series of short talks

  • Valerie Russell Emmott, Equality and Diversity Manager, UWE Bristol
  • Lord Mayor of Bristol, Cleo Lake
  • Jamie Darwen, Head of Regional and Community Partnerships, UWE Bristol
  • Negat Hussien, Refugee Women of Bristol
  • David Arjona, International Students' Officer
  • Lynsey-Ruth Mansfield, Borderlands

13:30-14:00 Optional campus tours

How to attend

The event is open to staff, students and the general public. Lunch is provided.

If you would like to attend, please email our All Faiths and None network at

Cost: Free
Contact: Heather Watts

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