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Ukrainian Resources in Great Britain

13. December 2012 by Dasha 0 Comments

Curious about Ukrainian culture? Want to help your Ukrainian wife stay in touch with her roots? If you live in Great Britain, here are four great resources to check out.

The Association of Ukrainian in Great Britain

The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) is dedicated to developing, promoting, and supporting the interests of the Ukrainian community in the U.K. AUGB operate 47 branches throughout the U.K. (list here) and offers a variety of resources, including a Ukrainian-English newspaper, a reference library, a gift shop, and more. The organization also has ties to many Ukrainian community groups throughout Great Britain. AUGB is open to Great Britain residents of Ukrainian descent and their spouses.


The Ukrainian Institute

London’s Ukrainian Institute “develops and promotes a greater awareness, understanding and knowledge of Ukrainian history, language, religion, current affairs, economy, literature and culture through educational, professional and networking activities.” The Institute holds Ukrainian language classes for speakers of all levels, as well as meetings for the Ukrainian Literary Club.

Association of Ukrainian Women in Great Britain

The Association of Ukrainian Women in Great Britain directs a number of charitable and cultural efforts, including support for the Ukrainian Children’s Appeal Fund. Membership is open to Ukrainian women who legally reside in Great Britain, as well as non-Ukrainian women married to men from Ukraine.

Learn Ukrainian Online for Free

Scholars at University College London’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies put together this free Read Ukrainian! language course. It’s meant to help students improve their Ukrainian reading skills, but anyone may use the tool, even those outside the U.K.

Check out The Ukrainian Institute's list of Ukraine-UK websites or AUGB's Quick Links page for more Ukrainian resources in Great Britain and the rest of the U.K.