The Access Factor - S1 E3 - Discussing Forced Migration & Careers with Janahan Sivanathan
From Emily Watson
In this interview with Janahan Sivanathan, Sanctuary Project Officer at King's College London, discusses forced migration and what it means for students' future careers. Janahan tells his own story of migrating to the UK as a torture survivor and his struggles with obtaining the right to work, accessing education, and pursuing his dream of becoming a solicitor. Emily and Janahan also discuss what qualities are needed for a career in the charity sector, especially when working with refugees, and list resources available to forcibly displaced students at King's.
Trigger warning: This episode contains discussion of forced migration as well as descriptions of violence and mentions of self-harm and attempted suicide. If you are a King's student and need to access support, please reach out to the King's Mental Health & Wellbeing team.
Alternatively, for urgent support, please call Samaritans on 116 123.
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