What does it mean to be an asylum seeker or refugee in Swansea? We will offer an small insight into some of the challenges people face on this journey.

As a City of Sanctuary, Swansea has committed to offering people fleeing grave danger a ‘Better Welcome’ and the opportunity to rebuild their lives in safety.

This course will take place online via Zoom.

Cost: £10 for SCVS Members.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why people need ‘A Better Welcome’
  • Understand why people leave their birth countries, where they come from and where they go to
  • Understand the impact of stigma
  • Understand ‘Who is who’ – jargon busting
  • Have a basic overview of the application system
  • Understand what people seeking asylum or refuge are entitled to in Wales

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