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Beyond the classroom

Your student experience

We believe that it is important for you to make the most out of your student experience, both within academic and social contexts. Through WMG's programme of extra-curricular activities and dedicated support, you'll enhance your CV, develop academic skills, network with businesses and get to know your fellow students.

Academic sessions and workshops

We provide extensive support to strengthen your academic and research skills with regular workshops and seminars dedicated to academic writing, critical thinking, analysing data and designing research methodology.

Previous workshops have included:

  • Writing and evaluating Post-Module Assignments (PMAs)
  • Writing the Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis

Careers and employability

Networking, and developing yourself professionally, is a core part of your Master's journey, As well as having access to Warwick's Student Careers and Skills service, WMG also arranges bespoke careers events and support to further your professional development.

Previous careers events have included:

  • FutureFest Careers Event
  • WMG Skills+ Certificate
  • Skills workshops
  • Industry Insights: Guest Speakers from relevant industries
  • Top Tips for Using LinkedIn
  • Careers Boot Camp
  • 1-1 drop-in sessions
  • Alumni talks
  • Employer networking events

Industrial visits

WMG organises a series of industrial visits to locally-based national and international companies. These visits provide you with an opportunity to see real operations in action and to put your learning into context.

Previous industrial visits have included:

  • Apple
  • Birmingham Cargo Airport
  • East End Foods
  • JCB
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • KPMG
  • Lidl
  • Royal Mail
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Two Towers Brewery
  • BMW Mini
  • Amazon
  • Argos
  • DHL

Social events and activities

We encourage you to make the most of your time beyond the classroom, and to get to know your peers. So, each year, WMG hosts a busy programme of social events and activities to foster a sense of belonging amongst the student community and to enhance your wellbeing.

Previous social events have included:

  • Afternoon tea
  • Christmas events (Christmas party and a trip Birmingham's famous Frankfurt Christmas Markets)
  • Sports activities
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Breakfast clubs
  • Summer BBQ and photographs