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    Excluding international students mostly from China?
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    (Original post by IRoranth)
    Excluding international students mostly from China?
    Very, I mean look at all the different cultural societies: https://www.warwicksu.com/societies/all/cultural/
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    (Original post by Toughtee)
    Very, I mean look at all the different cultural societies: https://www.warwicksu.com/societies/all/cultural/
    Ooooh, thanks for the link!
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    Race doesn't matter, please don't go into uni with that attitude :/
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Race doesn't matter, please don't go into uni with that attitude :/
    It's not like he's asking about the diversity so he can avoid Warwick if it is diverse...

    I really don't see a problem with wanting to go to a diverse university.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    It's not like he's asking about the diversity so he can avoid Warwick if it is diverse...

    I really don't see a problem with wanting to go to a diverse university.
    I don't care what races go to a uni, or how many of them there are, he does, which is a fine opinion to have. I'm just saying I disagree with accounting for race in part of your decision.
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    (Original post by balanced)
    I don't care what races go to a uni, or how many of them there are, he does, which is a fine opinion to have. I'm just saying I disagree with accounting for race in part of your decision.
    If I was a minority, I too would be concerned about how diverse the university is.

    Does that make me racist? If so then I hold my hands up.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    If I was a minority, I too would be concerned about how diverse the university is.

    Does that make me racist? If so then I hold my hands up.
    Well, let's reverse that; if I was in a majority group (which I am), would caring about the number of ethnic majorities be racist? I think so.

    In the same light, I think caring about the number of other races is similarly racist, but again, he can have that view, it's fine.
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    Personally, I'd rather go to a diverse uni...
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Well, let's reverse that; if I was in a majority group (which I am), would caring about the number of ethnic majorities be racist?
    No.

    It would not be racist for someone in a majority ethnic group to actively want to go to a diverse university.
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Race doesn't matter, please don't go into uni with that attitude :/
    If you were an ethnic minority then you'd want to go somewhere that attracted people from a similar cultural background. What if all your friends went out drinking on the weekends and you didnt want to for religious reasons? Youd be left out with nothing to do.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    No.

    It would not be racist for someone in a majority ethnic group to actively want to go to a diverse university.
    That's not what I was saying, I was comparing it to a white person looking for a place with lots of whites.
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    (Original post by balanced)
    That's not what I was saying, I was comparing it to a white person looking for a place with lots of whites.
    I don't think it's too much of a double standard. British universities are likely to have a large white population so that scenario doesn't usually happen. It wouldn't be racist (in my opinion) for a White British person to look for a foreign university with many white students.

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