🤝 Placement at British Red Cross Refugee Services 🤝

🤝 Placement at British Red Cross Refugee Services 🤝

The second year of university has been an eye-opening journey, I would have never expected to gain such a vast range of knowledge and experiences from a degree. My practice placement was at British Red Cross Refugee Services, prior to this I had very limited knowledge of refugees or asylum seekers - most of my assumptions were based on the media representation.

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🛫 Moving to England and Studying in Plymouth 🛬

🛫 Moving to England and Studying in Plymouth 🛬

I moved countries because of the opportunities and the endless advantages of knowing the English language for international work. I come from a small country in Eastern Europe called Lithuania. I always dreamed of travelling and studying abroad, however it was a daunting and life changing step to take. Starting a new life in a completely unknown place, with a language that I hardly understood and without my friends around seemed scary.

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