Oxford Brookes University

Diverse backgrounds

Please let us know whether you think your university does enough to attract and cater for students from a diverse range of backgrounds?

2018

"There is a focus on widening participation among sixth form students."
"Due to the extensive study abroad opportunities at Brookes, I believe that many foreign students are attracted to study here."
"I think it does, especially the societies as they cater for many different cultures, backgrounds and interests."
"The uni is very good at maintaining diversity so that everyone can learn something of value from someone else."
"The university has a good international outlook and has lots of societies for international students. This means that there is a good mix of people from all over the world."
"I believe Brookes University is a very diverse campus for students from other backgrounds and I think the university is very open towards them. I'm very impressed and satisfied with the range of diverse students."
"Oxford Brookes University has organised lots of meetings across the globe to recruit international students. Each year, the school welcomes more than 3,000 international students from all over the world and there are lots of students from big markets such as China, India and Nigeria choosing Oxford Brookes for their undergraduate and postgraduate study."
"The university does more than enough in my opinion and it is very welcoming of people from abroad."

2016

"Yes, there is a specially provided chaplaincy for every religion."
"Brookes is very diverse. It does a lot to help people from a wide range of backgrounds."
"There are many international students and all kinds of help and support for them. It's a very multicultural society."
"There are opportunities for lots of placement years abroad and a range of different societies to accommodate all."
"Yes, of course. I myself am in the ASEAN society that consists of mainly South East Asian students but everyone is still welcome to join. Brookes University has allowed students of different diversities to form a society to promote cultural awareness among one another."
"The university is really friendly and has many staff from a diverse range of backgrounds, which makes it helpful and easier for international students to adapt to the surroundings. You will feel like it is a second home to you in just a week."
"The university is open to everyone with no one discriminated against. The university contains a lift for those unable to manage stairs."
"There is a good blend of cultures but the university needs to do more to cater for their needs, especially after induction."
"My flat has a mix of races and religions (and there are only four of us). We all have different religions, political views, personal preferences and household incomes. We all come from different parts of the UK and all do different courses. So our student population is very diverse."
"Very diverse with plenty of international students."

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