University of Sunderland

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?

2016

"Yes, the uni partakes in a national diversity week and other cultural festivals."
"There are students from all over the world here. There are more foreign students than British on my course."
"In terms of attraction, yes. In terms of helping them out, I think more could be done."
"I would say Sunderland is doing well with attracting and accommodating students from various backgrounds."
"There are often activities based around the diverse cultures at the university."
"I believe my university offers a wide array of support for students from a diverse range of backgrounds."
"There is not as much for mature students as there could be."
"The students' union organises a diversity month every academic year where different cultures, religions and celebrations from different parts of the world will be introduced to students of the university through different activities. Also, the university hosted a few small celebration events for different cultures this year including Chinese New Year and Nigerian National Day etc."


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