Cyclists by the canal


Our participants come from a wide range of nationalities, cultures, beliefs and backgrounds.

81 nationalities from Albanian to Zimbabwean.

Top Ten countries of Welcoming participants:

  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. Syria
  4. Poland
  5. France
  6. China
  7. Sudan
  8. Romania
  9. Brazil
  10. Hungary


Age distribution:

The 6 most common jobs of Welcoming participants*:

* At the point of registration with the Welcoming

Read our case studies:

Names have been changed in the above case studies.

Meet our New Scots!

Enjoy examples of the skills and talents our participants bring to Scotland:

This art work was created by artist Julia Burns in collaboration with Welcoming participants as part of the One Day Without Us campaign in February 2017.