University of Aberdeen

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

"I definitely think it does. I am unsure what incentives the uni has because I am from Scotland myself but I have a variety of friends from all walks of life and I really like that about Aberdeen in general. There is a real sense of community up here."
"I think it does. We have a variety of people from different countries and cultures as Aberdeen University is an international university."
"The university attracts diverse students from all over the world and it puts in a lot of effort in implementing its motto of 'equality in diversity'."
"Definitely, Aberdeen is a very international university and this is also reflected through the teaching staff and researchers."
"I do think that the University of Aberdeen attracts a myriad of different ethnic and religious backgrounds. The university has ethnic culture-oriented clubs and societies, which are good opportunities for native Brits to learn from and for ethnic students to meet and talk with other students from the same background."

2016

"They cater to all nationalities and faiths with a good mix of all backgrounds here."
"The university is welcoming and supportive, it's great for international students."
"The university does loads to attract a diverse cohort and we have a lot of European and international students."
"It mostly has students from the EU. Not many international students, though."
"AU is very diverse. There are students from all over the world here."
"Despite being in Scotland, I think that only about half of the students are Scottish."
"The university actively promotes itself as a diverse destination and I know about this from personal experience. It's a very good destination for people from all walks of life."
"We have a very diverse range of students, which is great."
"I think it does a great job. We have such a diverse campus."

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