Techfugees UK 🇬🇧

The Techfugees movement starting in London in October 2015 with a first conference following by a hackathon.

In July 2016, volunteers in Cambridge started their own local chapter and London became its own local organisation as well, distinct from Techfugees’ HQ which is coordinating our global network – in April 2018.



📰 Read all the Techugees’ news here 

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🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here


⏮ 2019, June 20th: World Refugee Day meetup

⏮ 2018, June 20th: World Refugee Day meetup in London 

⏮ 2018, January 26th: London Hackathon with Natwest & IBM

⏮2017, December 6th: London Hackathon with Help Refugees at Second Home

⏮ 2016, June 20th: World Refugee Day in London

⏮ 2016, February 3rd: Techfugees Live

⏮ 2015, December 2nd: The Techfugees Follow up Conference

2015, October 1st: Techfugees Inaugural Conference


⏮ 2019, September 5, 12 & 19: Techfugees Cambridge’s September after-work meetups

This month, Techfugees Cambridge shifts up a gear and moves from monthly Sunday meetups to three after-work networking & brainstorming sessions across the city. Go meet them & get involved!

⏮2019, August 11th: Techfugees Cambridge’s August meetup

⏮ 2019, July 14th: July’s monthly meet up

⏮ 2019, June 9th: Techfugees Cambridge June’s meetup

⏮ 2019, May 12th: Techfugees Cambridge monthly meetup ☕️

⏮ 2019, April 14th: Cambridge casual Sunday Meetup #2 

⏮ 2019, March 10th: Cambridge friendly Meetup

⏮2018, June 22nd & 23rd: Cambridge Esolthon

Taking place at Makespace Cambridge, this hack will work to create resources for ESOL teachers working with refugees.

2016, October 29th: Access to English for refugees and asylum seekers

Techfugees Cambridge, ran this conference in collaboration with Cambridge English Language Assessment, exploring how technology can be used to support refugees with English language learning. A recording of the event is available on the Techfugees YouTube channel.

⏮ 2016, July 2nd: Improving refugee camps and refugee data security

Techfugees Cambridge launch event was a conference bringing together volunteers from refugee camps together with technology specialists and academics to find ways that we could help provide more stability or efficiency.

The Core Teams

Techfugees London is currently led by Min Teo.

Techfugees Cambridge is currently led by Oscar Gillespie.

Get involved

💰 Make a donation to Techfugees 

  • Do you want to volunteer your skills for Techfugees in UK? Please, fill in this form!
  • Are you considering to support and partner with Techfugees London? Please contact Min With Techfugees Cambridge? Please contact Oscar:

Stay in touch

📣 Follow Techfugees London on Facebook and Twitter!

📣 Follow Techfugees Cambridge on Facebook (page & group) and Twitter!

Press coverage

🗞 Take a look at Techfugees’ general press coverage

Make a donation

Your donation will go into supporting innovative projects and collaboration in our five focus areas which represent the most pressing issues for refugees.