Fantastic Noises are playing on Radio LaB!

Radio LaB’s acclaimed podcast series Fantastic Noise, a series where we hear from audio experts and professionals talking about a variety of radio topics, can now be heard on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm over the summer months.

Join the University of Bedfordshire’s Senior Tutor in Radio & Audio, Terry Lee. And follow the podcast on twitter, facebook and instagram.

The whole series can be found at https://fantasticnoise.podbean.com with brand new episodes due in September 2020.

Is the UK doing enough for Child Migrants?

By Jack Edward Michael Wilson

“More needs to be done to help children seeking asylum” says University of Bedfordshire’s Dr Helen Connolly.

Speaking to students at the university, Dr Helen Connolly stressed that child migrants face “unique dangers such as abduction, forced inscription to the military and violence within war”

She also said that children seeking asylum will often suffer from poor mental health, not only from their “pre-migration experiences of warzones and humanitarian atrocities” but also from migration itself where children are at risk of being kidnapped by human traffickers and are forced to “witness a lot of death from boats capsizing”.

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