21 FebFriday 24 February 2023 marks one year since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine: our UofG responseAn update from the University's Refugee & Asylum Seeker Champion, Rachel Sandison
A message from our Refugee and Asylum Seeker ChampionThe University of Glasgow is doing everything in its power to aid those that are displaced and facing hardship in Ukraine.
A statement from our Principal, 9 MarchThe reports and images of unimaginable suffering shock us all, and the University is doing all it can to support those impacted.
Events to mark the one-year anniversary of the war in Ukraine
Friday, 24th February 2023:
- Flew the Ukrainian flag
- Vigil held in our Memorial Chapel
- Ukrainian Student Society events and information stand
How twinning is working in practice to support Ukrainian universities
Rachel Sandison [our Refugee & Asylum Seeker Champion] shares how relationships between the University of Glasgow and three Ukrainian universities are supporting immediate needs and building for the future [wonkhe.com]
Aid for Ukraine
Our donation hub closed on Friday 20 May, having delivered around 1,000 boxes of humanitrian aid to Kyiv, Poltava and Kharkiv.
Friday 20 June was our World Refugee Day Ceremony. Sunflower seedlings originally planted at a vigil we held in May, were replanted to symbolise solidarity with Ukraine and all those seeking sanctuary.