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Some historical insights into the history of migration

Some historical insights into the history of migration

Following our event at the Migration Museum, we thought it might be

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Introduction to the Moving Matters Report by Karen Ang

Introduction to the Moving Matters Report by Karen Ang

Karen’s introduction to the research report given on July 10th at the

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Refugee Tales, July 2019

Refugee Tales, July 2019

Refugee Tales is a wonderful initiative inspired by Chaucer’s Canterbury

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How I won my war by Charly Ngouh. A Book Review

How I won my war by Charly Ngouh. A Book Review

The first thing I want to tell you about this book is I read it in two days,

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Brexit and the Referendum Explained by Hannah Marshall

Brexit and the Referendum Explained by Hannah Marshall

On the 24th June 2016 the UK held a referendum to decide whether we should

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Time to have a meaningful conversation

Time to have a meaningful conversation

“It is hardly possible to overrate the value… of placing human

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Don’t Click Send Yet

Don’t Click Send Yet

At TogetherintheUK, we are always aiming to give you as much information as

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Do something practical, work in a multicultural team and build!

Do something practical, work in a multicultural team and build!

Tyler here shares her insights on moving to the UK and tells us about her

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Multiculturalism is as ancient as the Romans

Multiculturalism is as ancient as the Romans

As we are celebrating October as the Black History Month, where the focus is

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Be a part of TogetherintheUK: Subscribe

Be a part of TogetherintheUK: Subscribe

Please Subscribe to our Newsletter! Since 2015, TogetherintheUK’s purpose

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The Church can be a great source of support.

The Church can be a great source of support.

My name is Sidonne  I moved to the UK (from Africa) in 2002 and lived

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Review of 2018

Review of 2018

So, what did we do? During 2018, we continued to explore what it is like to

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Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

  The Second World War has a central place in British culture, being

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Coming out day – Challenging the Norm

Coming out day – Challenging the Norm

Today is International Coming Out today, and here below Gary McFegan shares

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018: Top tips and useful resources

World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018: Top tips and useful resources

Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World The majority of us will

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Not all who wonder

Not all who wonder

It’s National Poetry Day and we would like to celebrate and thank all

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Hope and Growth

Is it a lie that in life, there’s much to gain and for growth a price

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Open plan offices – pros and cons

Open plan offices – pros and cons

As jobs are changing continuously because of the internet and new

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Democracy – it matters.

Democracy – it matters.

This blog is quite rightly written by Kosta, a Founder Director of TGIUK and

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Falling back in time!

Falling back in time!

Our warm summery evenings are coming to an end with a chill in the air and

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Pensions – National Pension Awareness Day, September 15th

Pensions – National Pension Awareness Day, September 15th

  Pensions are one of those things that you should think about and take

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A day at the seaside and some top tips

A day at the seaside and some top tips

Here are Jack’s memories of a day at the seaside this summer. It was a

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Here comes the summer!

Here comes the summer!

Ok, so we are all a bit hot and sweaty in the heat and the temptation is to

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Hotter than July!

Hotter than July!

This week, we are focussing on the heat! London is very hot and sometimes

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Our Walk in the Park

Our Walk in the Park

On Saturday, we went for our multicultural walk in the park.   People were

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First Generation

First Generation

Our blog today is a beautiful poem from Fong Tran, about his experience

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World Cup Special!

World Cup Special!

Breaking Boundaries with ‘The Beautiful Game’ This month’s World Cup

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Business Review: Startup Open House

Business Review: Startup Open House

On Thursday 14th of June, we joined the Startup Open House event the took

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Online World today, Now!

So, are you feeling a bit stuck? You have studied hard but you can’t

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Its A Walk in the Park!

Its A Walk in the Park!

Come and enjoy a walk in Hyde Park with us on Saturday, July 7th. Meet at

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Refugee Week, June 18th – 24th, 2018

Refugee Week, June 18th – 24th, 2018

TogetherintheUK is a resource for everyone who has migrated here, whether

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Coming to Live in London: An Interview with Brigitte

Coming to Live in London: An Interview with Brigitte

What surprised you when you first came to the UK? I was surprised to be able

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Arts review: Goldfish Bowl

Arts review: Goldfish Bowl

I have to say I was irritated by the way the actors took their bow at the

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Why volunteer?

Why volunteer?

This blog comes out of a fascinating conversation about different attitudes

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Volunteers’ Week, 1st to 7th June

Volunteers’ Week, 1st to 7th June

Volunteer’s Week The UK has hundreds of volunteering opportunities and

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Literary festival this weekend in Deptford

Literary festival this weekend in Deptford

Festivals In the UK, 12 million adults a year attend a festival, most of

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Don’t Worry about Brexit – A Chance Encounter at Kew Gardens

Don’t Worry about Brexit – A Chance Encounter at Kew Gardens

Finding myself queuing at Kew Gardens, I chatted to a Swedish man who had

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Choosing Middlesex University and to live in London – An interview with Alia

Choosing Middlesex University and to live in London – An interview with Alia

Alia’s insights into studying at Middlesex University Why did you decide

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World Book Day

World Book Day

World Book Day – 1st Thursday in March   “Stephen King

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Let it Snow!

Let it Snow!

TGIUK’s top tips to survive (and enjoy!) the snow    I am

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Good Food, Inspiring Speakers, Great Company

Good Food, Inspiring Speakers, Great Company

Well, since 2016, we have been exploring what it means for newcomers to come

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Cultural dimensions

Cultural dimensions

I happened to be sitting in a steam bath along with a few other people. I

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Starting Secondary School

Starting Secondary School

Those of you following the blog, may remember Jack who told us what it was

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‘Aiming for a goal keeps you moving’

As we post more stories from people who have journeyed here from another

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Review of the Opening Gala of the London Migration Film Festival

Review of the Opening Gala of the London Migration Film Festival

London Migration Film Festival. A Review of the Opening Night 2017 Well, the

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Getting fired

A French and Spanish women were comparing the UK to Spain and France with

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American insights into living in London, UK

Click on this link to find some great insights from an American student on

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A Mexican view

A Mexican view

    Many of our stories have been from people who live in the city but

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Living in the UK countryside:Farmers Markets

Living in the UK countryside:Farmers Markets

TGIUK welcomes James’s back with his interesting insights about living

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Back to school

Back to school

Well, the Christmas holidays are now over and everyone is back to school or

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

TGIUK has been celebrating Christmas in the UK, sharing pictures of

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Christmas in the UK

Christmas in the UK

  TGIUK would like to wish all our readers a very merry Christmas.

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A Turkish/Turkish Cypriot perspective

A Turkish/Turkish Cypriot perspective

  A Turkish/Turkish Cypriot Perspective A Meeting with Musa, Enver and

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1000 plus visitors

1000 plus visitors

We have reached a milestone this month, we have  now had 1,000 visitors to

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Top tips on c.vs and your social media profile

Top tips on c.vs and your social media profile

TGIUK recently ran a workshop on how to put a CV together for the job market

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Joining the UK professions

Joining the UK professions

This blog is about giving advice on how to get a job in the profession you

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Aiming for a goal

Aiming for a goal

  As we post more stories from people who have journeyed here from another

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Giving it your best shot- learning from others

Giving it your best shot- learning from others

      Here are some wonderful observations from Tudor from

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Putting together the traditional and the contemporary combining a UK and African perspective

Putting together the traditional and the contemporary combining a UK and African perspective

Please see below some wonderful art from Robert Bakama, an artist from

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Surprised?

Surprised?

I thought I might add something today about the different ways the English

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Remainer or Brexiteer?

Remainer or Brexiteer?

I am amazed at the new way of categorising people by their political belief

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Celebrating being TogetherintheUK

Celebrating being TogetherintheUK

This blog is all about celebrating the UK’s multiculturalism and

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Reasons to be cheerful -post referendum

Reasons to be cheerful -post referendum

Many of us are still coming to terms with the breakup of our relationship

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The shock of the referendum

The shock of the referendum

  The shock of the referendum I used to hear a joke which I liked about the

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The cost of cost cutting

The cost of cost cutting

In the UK, we have a very flexible labour market. Economists think this is a

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6 curious facts about the UK

6 curious facts about the UK

I have asked some friends for some unusual facts about the UK and come up

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The Art of Feedback

The Art of Feedback

The Art of Understanding and giving feedback. I have come across feedback

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First impressions

Santho’s story Santho writes here about her first experiences when

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Helpfulness and applying for jobs

Helpfulness and applying for jobs

    Gianni’s story here comments on our helpfulness as well

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Jokes, greetings, space and the internet

Jokes, greetings, space and the internet

I love Kina’s observations here.  We have seen before that when you

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British Mean Time

One of the things that we are hot on in the UK is people keeping to time. 

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You need to know how money works

You need to know how money works

Selassi’s story Immigration is a tough business, leaving everything

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But you’re rich now!

But you’re rich now!

This whole blog is about the experience of immigration to the UK and what

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Interesting – a view from lebanon

My Lebanese neighbour tells me that when she first arrived here, she was

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A West African view

Well, what might you be surprised by when you arrive in the UK from West

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CL Murray’s insights into cleaning in the UK

This blog is all about the small details when you come to the UK that no one

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More observations

Here are a few quick observations from people from around the world:

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Insights from Canada

Please find below the insight and advice from someone from Canada. There are

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Customer service in the UK

The UK does not do customer service in the same way as say Canada and the

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Challenges when you come to the UK

Asking people who have immigrated here about the challenges when you move

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The Weather

When I ask people who have immigrated here, what has most surprised them or

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How are you?

In the UK, we say hello and then we say how are you? The response is fine

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Getting fired

Discussing the difference between careers in France and Spain, I learnt that

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Keep calm and carry on

A Frenchman described the British sense of humour to me today as keep calm

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Help and support

  Thanks very much to Ibrahim for alerting me to the link not working.

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Halloween

Going out into London today, there were some wonderful creepy decorated

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Learning from recent conversations

We have been going out and asking people who have immigrated to the UK what

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Everyday misunderstandings

James’s story reminded me of an incident I had about a couple of years

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Advice on when to send a x

I recently heard this item on the radio: A German did not understand that

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Living in the UK

What might you not know when you arrive in a new country and in the UK? You

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