Go to these links for more info on educational opportunities:   http://scholarship-positions.com/westminster-international-scholarships-for-developing-countries-students-uk/2013/07/03/ and website: http://scholarship-positions.com/


March 2014

Mazi Mas is looking for migrant women to join them as a part of a paid volunteer role!

Mazi Mas is a social enterprise that creates employment opportunities for women from migrant communities whilst bringing the best of home cooking to the London public. They run ‘pop-up’ restaurants in South and East London and are currently looking for migrant women who love to cook and will work as chefs at their events. Based at the Yard Theatre in Hackney Wick in the period of 18th March-12th April, Mazi Mas is looking for women who are:

  • Unemployed or underemployed (don’t have enough work)
  • Love to cook!
  • Would like to develop their skills/gain experience in catering
  • Might be interested in setting up their own catering business/café/restaurant in the future
  • Would like to meet new people, practice their English and discover new places.

Interested, then please do get in touch with Carolin Goethel on carolin@mazimas.co.uk



Canon Collins Trust Scholarships for Post-Graduate Study in South Africa are now open – see link for details   http://www.canoncollins.org.uk/ccsa.html

Healthcare Chaplaincy

St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, is recruiting students to begin its successful Foundation degree in Healthcare Chaplaincy.

This part-time two year course provides Priests, Religious and lay people with a recognised NHS qualification to be appointed as a Roman Catholic Hospital Chaplain. Supported by the Diocese of Westminster and the Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales, the Foundation Degree combines pastoral experience with Theological learning to equip chaplains and volunteers to work on behalf of the Church serving patients and staff within the NHS.

For more details or to enrol for October, please email Fr Peter Scott at peterscott@rcdow.org.uk or call 01932 563116.



Article 26 – Educational opportunities in 2013

Click on A26_leaflet 2013 places for more information.

Music in Detention Gosport has been formed to run participatory music activities with immigration detainees at Haslar Immigration Removal Centre and with excluded groups in the community. 

“We are looking for people to join the Partnership Group, the committee which runs Music in Detention Gosport’s work. If you’re interested in music or community relations or work with vulnerable people and you have some relevant experience, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For more information: contact Lyn Colbeck or call 02392 599065.



The Guide to Educational Grants 2011/2012 published by DSC is a very helpful book for those looking for assistance with education.

ISBN 978-1-906294-47-2  should be available from local libraries (if not ask them to order it for you and give the full name and ISBN to the librarian)

The Jesuit Refugee Centre in Wapping also has a copy; contact them to arrange to see it:  http://jrsuk.net/about_us/centre/

The Helena Kennedy Foundation  http://www.hkf.org.uk/ has helped many people. See their website for information about educational grants.

Information about Education in the UK Access to Education and Training  and about Volunteering Info