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Salusbury World helps newly-arrived refugee and migrant children and families (from all over the world) to navigate and succeed in society, and to feel supported and hopeful for the future. Refugees who arrive in the UK face many challenges in adjusting to their new environment; it’s difficult to navigate a new and unfamiliar social system, without a network of friends and families. Coping with the traumatic effect of war, flight and loss makes it especially hard for parents to settle their children into school and support them with the many challenges of adjusting to a new education system and language. Our work supports families to rebuild their lives and to achieve their personal ambitions.

Opportunities
After School Homework Club volunteer - Support refugee & migrant children
Our Homework club for primary school children (aged 6 to 11) happens on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in term time, from 3.30pm to 5.45pm.
Educational Mentoring - support new refugees and migrants with school work
Young refugees can face many barriers in achieving their full academic potential, including lack of English, moving from school to school, different teaching styles to those they have experienced b

See what other students say about this project

"We all had some first-hand experience with different educational tools and were happy to share our insights"
Hanna Ruhsert is a postgraduate student studying Health Psychology in the department of Epidemiology and Healthcare. Hanna participated in our Social Hackathons this February and helped our charity partner Salusbury World find ways of combating a problem.
"It feels great that ideas we proposed were regarded as helpful"
Wenxin Wang is a postgraduate student in the Department of Information Studies. During February reading week, Wenxin participated in our Social Hackathons and worked with a group of fellow volunteers to help Salusbury World, one of our partner organisations.