• The only qualification for membership of Mensa is a high IQ. The original aims of Mensa were, as they are today, to create a society that is non-political and free from all racial or religious distinctions.

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To become a Mensan, all you need to do is demonstrate you have an IQ in the top two per cent. There is no other criterion.

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Gifted & Talented

Does your child prefer Charles Dickens to Cbeebies, or do they find school boring and unchallenging? You could have a bright spark on your hands!

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Scottish Mensa Annual Gathering 2019

Fri Aug 23 2019

Scottish Mensa Annual Gathering 23 - 26 August 2019 Queen’s Hotel, Leonard Street, Perth, PH2 8HB This year’s Scottish Gathering will be held in Perth, Scotland’s ancient capital and newest city. We will be based at the Queen’s Hotel in Leonard Street and could not be more happily placed for...

Mensa News

24th Jun 2019

I first joined Mensa in 2013, and have been regional Secretary for the North West for 2 years. In this time I have formed many bonds with other members and...

24th Jun 2019

I first joined Mensa over 30 years ago. I have served the society as Local Secretary in the North West, a meeting host, a SIGHT host, organised a Mensa weekend...

17th May 2019

A prominent Mensan whose achievements include helping to write the Science of Discworld books with Terry Pratchett and teaching a Nobel prize winner has died...