University of Surrey

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?


"There are loads of international students and quite a mixed population but I think they could do more to attract people from a wider range of backgrounds from within the UK."
"We have lots of student nights and international celebrations including One World Week and One World Gala."
"Yes, we run a mentoring programme for at-risk individuals trying to get into university."
"There are many societies for people from different countries that organise many events that are open to everyone. We've also got many different types of food markets and everyone from anywhere is welcome."
"Surrey has partnership universities all around the world and offers opportunities to exchange students in second year for some subjects. All students who come from outside the EU are offered student accommodation for all years rather than just the first."
"Yes, they do a lot. The university has a lot of international students and some come from exchange programmes from universities abroad."
"I think they could do more in terms of club nights and focus on things like black history month."
"They do a lot including theme nights in the nightclub and they host a range of international societies."
"There are students from all over the UK, from all different backgrounds."

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