Oxford Student Action for Refugees

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STAR NATIONAL CONFERENCE - Book Before Midday Today!

E-mail sent by Joe Shields, Wednesday, 16th November 2011 @ 10:43am

Hey Guys
So next weekend is STAR's National Student Conference. From last meeting it looked like about 4 people were interested in going. I have just found out that we need to book by midday today, so please do ASAP! Let me know if you are coming (or if you need me to book you a ticket) so that we know how many people are coming and so that we can arrange travel togther!
It should be really good fun and it would be great to have a few of us from Oxford represent! :)

Hope to hear from you soon!
More info: http://www.star-network.org.uk/index.php
To book your self a Ticket: http://www.star-network.org.uk/index.php/getting_involved/bookingform
Joe
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WEEK 6!!

E-mail sent by Joe Shields, Sunday, 13th November 2011 @ 2:04pm

Hey all!
Just a quick email. Meeting at the normal time at the normal place:
7pm on Monday (14th November)
Living Room, Oxford Hub

Hope to see you there!


Meeting on Monday 7pm

E-mail sent by Joe Shields, Saturday, 5th November 2011 @ 2:25pm

Hey Everyone!
Just to let you know the next meeting is at 7pm on Monday (7th November) in the Living Room of the Oxhub Building. Everyone is welcome so please come along even if you haven't made it to our other meetings.
We hope that we will have this time slot for weekly meetings from now on so please tell me if you can't make this time.
Please check out the details below; there is an opportunity to get more involved with Asylum Welcome and also details about the up and coming National STAR conference!

Hope to see you there! Let's plan some actions!!
Joe
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Meeting this Monday!

E-mail sent by Joe Shields, Sunday, 30th October 2011 @ 6:02pm

Hey everyone!
Hope everyone has had a good couple of weeks and you are all excited for the next STAR meeting!
Please come along and if you are interested in being more involved in organising the group please drop me an email.
Hope to see you soon!
Joe

This Week

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Monday, 18th October 2010 @ 7:01am

Hello everybody, 
Hope you are all surviving the cold. Stuff for this week:

Meeting Tonight

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Sunday, 17th October 2010 @ 1:16pm

Hello everyone, 
Just a reminder that we have our first meeting tonight: 

8pm Sunday 17th October in the Mitre pub. 

An open meeting for STAR Oxford, an opportunity to meet the members in a social environment and discuss the plans for the term.

Much Love
Ellie

Welcome

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Sunday, 10th October 2010 @ 11:12pm

Hello all, old and new members
First and foremost I would like to welcome you back to oxford or if you are new here welcome you we will have a introductory meeting on Sunday and in the meantime there are some events that may be of interest:

Play sports with young refugees this Friday

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 @ 3:21pm

Hi guys,
Our volunteering wing of STAR is running a big summer party for all the young people from the Bridging project (a project in Oxford that works with young asylum seekers and refugees) and we really need some volunteers to help out with it. It is this Friday afternoon between 1-4pm at Pembroke Sports grounds on the Abingdon Road.
We are running several sports including football, basketball, cricket and Frisbee as well as a enormous picnic. We need people to help out/play the sports or just help with the food and hang out and chat in the sun. It is looking like it will be a great afternoon and should be a great way for Oxford students to hang out in a relaxed atmosphere with some of the young refugees from Oxford.

Send me an email asap if you are interested in helping out ellie.bates@pmb.ox.ac.uk
Ellie x

Refugee Week Reminder and Film Night

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 @ 12:25am

Hi everybody, 
Hope 8th week and exams, if you have them, is going well. Just a reminder about some of the events of Refugee Action Week and also details of the film night on Thursday. 

Refugee Week is here

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Sunday, 13th June 2010 @ 2:59pm

Welcome to an action packed week from STAR for Refugee Action Week.

This Week

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Monday, 31st May 2010 @ 2:38pm

Hi guys, 
We have a busy week with lots of exciting activities. 

Petition and Meeting

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Saturday, 22nd May 2010 @ 5:53pm

Hi guys,
If you can tear yourself away from the sun for a second please sign our petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/equal-access-to-university-for-asylum-seekers

If you want to pass our equal access motion at your college JCR or MCR please drop me an email we are collecting the colleges but we need more.

Also as usual we have our open commitee meeing tomorrow at 8.30pm in the Mitre Pub...
Hope to see you there and enjoy the sun.
Ellie

Notices and Meeting

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Saturday, 15th May 2010 @ 6:56pm

Hi guys,
Hope you have all enjoyed the only warm day for a while. We have some important notices today so read and enjoy...

Meeting tomorrow

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Saturday, 8th May 2010 @ 8:05pm

Hi guys,
As usual we have an open committee meeting at 8.30pm in the Mitre Pub on the High street. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Best,
Ellie

Reminder for Meeting Today

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Sunday, 2nd May 2010 @ 1:53pm

Hi guys,
Just a quick reminder that we have open meeting tonight at 8.30 in the Mitre Pub in the High Street. We have loads of important stuff to talk about including events for Refugee action week.As usual anyone is welcome even if you have never been before.
Thanks
Ellie

Open Commitee Meeting

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Tuesday, 27th April 2010 @ 7:10pm

Hi guys,

Hope everyone is safely back in oxford through the cloud of ash and is enjoying the very ash free summer weather. We are having a open meeting (like all our meetings) on Sunday 2nd May at 8.30pm in the Mitre pub. Everyone is really welcome to come and it would be great to have new ideas and fresh thinking on board for the new term. (and we are a nice bunch).
Hopefully see you there.

Ellie x

Hicham Yezza: 'Arbitrary detention in the UK' Wed 3rd March [Oxford Student Action for Refugees]

E-mail sent by Bekah Sparrow, Tuesday, 2nd March 2010 @ 7:31am

Oxford Libertarian Society present:

The Speak Easy - 'Arbitrary Detention in the United Kingdom'
Wednesday, 3rd March 2010 @ 7:30pm
Gladstone Room, Oxford Union (free entry, no membership required)

A regular forum organised by the Oxford University Liberal Democrats, Compass Oxford and the Oxford Libertarian Society, with discussion topics of interest to liberals of all kinds. Snacks, drinks and wine provided. This term we will meet every Wednesday from 2nd until 8th week at the Gladstone Room, Oxford Union.

7th week topic: 
'Arbitrary Detention in the United Kingdom' - Hicham Yezza

Hicham Yezza was an employee of the University of Nottingham when he was arrested and detained on terrorism related charges in November 2008. When the case against him turned out to be lacking any substance, the Government continued to pursue him on immigration issues and attempted, and eventually failed, to deport him from the UK. He will discuss his experience of detention by the British state.

Facebook event here: http://www.facebook.com/search/?q=hicham+yezza&init=quick#!/event.php?eid=475602580463&index=1

Open Meeting

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Thursday, 25th February 2010 @ 5:54pm

Hi guys
Just to let you know that there is open meeting to talk about events for next term etc. Its 8.30pm Sunday at the Mitre Pub on the high Street. We will be sitting downstairs. Please come along if you want to get more involved, have any exciting ideas or just want to come along and have a chat with some nice people, you will be most welcome.
Thanks and take care
Ellie x

Close Campsfield demo

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Tuesday, 23rd February 2010 @ 3:26pm

Hi Guys,
Just to let you know that there is a Close Campsfield Demo this Saturday between 12pm and 2pm at the Campsfield detention centre.
It is about a half an hour cycle away and their is a group cycling from the war memorial meeting at 11.15am or there is a bus that leaves at 11.17 from the bus stops outside the randolf. The bus number is 2a, 2b or 2c and ask the driver to let you off at Campsfield.
Hope loads of you can make as it is really important to make our voices heard against the scandal of detention in this country.

Hope the sleetly horror is not getting you down
Ellie x

Update

E-mail sent by Ellie Bates, Thursday, 18th February 2010 @ 8:19pm

Hi lovely STARy people 
Just a quick update on what is going down with STAR this term.


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