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September 18, 2019

UCD Failte Refugees are delighted to be running the Third Age Ireland Failte Isteach conversational English language classes again this semester. 


Classes are free and all are welcome. They will take place from 6:30 - 8:30pm in UCD and will run for 7 weeks on the follo...

April 15, 2019

UCD Fáilte Refugees students ran a successful Refugee Awareness Week, from April 1st - 5th 2019.

As part of the week, UCD Fáilte Refugees collaborated with UNICEF on an exhibition called “Uprooted”, which was on display in the O’Brien Centre for Science for the entire w...

March 27, 2019

UCD Fáilte/Welcome Refugees invite you to get involved in Refugee Awareness Week, taking place on the Belfield campus from Monday 1st to Friday 5th April 2019.

Register your interest in the film screening of Welcome to Germany and book your free ticket to 'UCD Fáilte Re...

Writers such as Orhan Pamuk and Can Dündar have described how torn their country has become between Western secularisation and the religious zeal thriving in much of the Middle East. Culturally speaking, Turkey represents a unique branding opportunity; two-in-one, or s...

March 4, 2019

Failte Refugees UCD have partnered with Third Age Ireland to deliver their Failte Isteach conversational English classes to migrants in the community. The classes take place in the Innovation Academy, ground floor, UCD O' Brien Centre for Science (Hub), University Coll...

As you may know, Spain is the primary destination for migrants in Europe. A handful of other countries have been reported as being the 'Promised Land' for people fleeing poverty and violence, such as Italy and Germany. The former earned this distinction because of a po...

July 25, 2018

The Irish Refugee Council have recently made a document freely available online, detailing information on further education for refugees and asylum seekers.

The document includes information on scholarships available from the following higher education institutes in Ire...

July 10, 2018

Code Institute has partnered with Zartis to help up-skill Irish-based refugees in Ireland’s tech sector. The initiative, called Level Up, provides 10 highly motivated asylum seekers and refugees with access to Code Institute's online software development course.

Code In...

The integration of newly-arrived Latin American immigrants has been notoriously difficult as of late in the U.S. Several media outlets have explained how the abolition of family separation pales in comparison to the ongoing plight of migrants in detention centres. The...

On May 26, 22-year-old Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama scaled the balconies of a Parisian apartment to rescue a young boy from certain doom. Videos of the event went viral and the world, including myself, watched them feeling chuffed that such remarkable people exist.

H...

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