Brexit Sound Swap: a Sonic Petition

bLgemKYlThis may be of interest to some of you following this page:

Brexit Sound Swap:

“as the uk begins the process of separating itself from europe, this project aims to assert the value of collaboration.

think of it as a sonic petition, each sound uploaded a mark of agreement that music is an idea in a dialogue with a stranger.”
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A warm welcome in every language

On Tuesday, 27 March 2017, the day before Theresa May triggered Article 50, the University of Aberdeen unveiled this new banner as part of its marketing campaign, extending a warm welcome to all, in all languages.



120 Nationalities

welcome1Did you know that the University of Aberdeen is the proud home of staff and students of 120 different nationalities? Our community thrives because of this. These are just some of the many ways that the members of our community say welcome.






Resources for Aberdeen Uni students and staff

eu-flagJust one day after the EU Referendum, University Principal Ian Diamond issued this message to the University community, including staff, students and future students alike. In his words:

We are an institution with a global outlook and reach. I can assure everyone that throughout the transition period that will now follow we will work with Government and stakeholders across the UK and European higher education sectors to ensure we make sure our voice is heard in the discussions that will help protect our many links with the EU.

I wish to take this opportunity to emphasise how highly our EU students and colleagues are valued and have personally written to all those affected to assure them of our commitment to them as members of the University of Aberdeen family, now and going forward.

The university has also set up an email address for any queries or concerns relating to Brexit, should staff or students have questions of how the vote might directly impact them. A number of resources can be found on the University website, including this FAQ for EU members of staff.

Welcome to Global Aberdeen!

Welcome to Global Aberdeen! We created this page to collect research, ideas, thoughts and messages of multiculturalism, diversity, openness and welcome that we believe is representative of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.


Photo by Paul Fritts, Wikimedia Commons

The above tribute to Kurt Cobain was installed by the Kurt Cobain Memorial Committee in Aberdeen, Washington, USA, but the message rings true for our own Aberdeen, Scotland, as well!


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