University of Essex

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?


"The campus is a very diverse place."
"My university is the most international university I know."
"I cannot imagine how they could do better, it is a very welcoming environment."
"The University of Essex, and especially the students' union, organises many events for every kind of culture and this gives us the opportunity to meet people from all over."
"The university tries its best to help people from all races and backgrounds and has many volunteers as well as a lot of staff ready and willing to help anyone who is facing any kind of problem."


"Our students' union has a sabbatical officer who tries to help international students feel at home while they study at university. The campus is so diverse it is impossible to not interact with someone who is from a different background to you. All of the different nationalities at Essex have their own society where they can meet people from similar backgrounds."
"There's a celebration of major festivals and the uni provides a variety of societies and food."
"It's very international so there are lots of international events to help with integration."
"There are few students from a working class or poor background and those who do get in can have a pretty difficult time."

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