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Beyond the Classroom

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. WMG has a dedicated Student Experience team helping you get the most out of your time at the University.

As a student at the University of Warwick, you'll also have access to the wide range of opportunities offered by the University and Warwick's Students' Union.

Academic support

We will provide you with support to strengthen your academic and research skills. For full-time Master's students, this is through our Study, Professional, and Analytical Skills programme (SPA) module, delivered on a number of the full-time MSc courses. SPA provides a variety of opportunities to learn about topics including critical thinking, academic writing, literature reviews, data analysis, and working in teams. This module will not only to support your studies, but also to prepare you for professional life by training you in key skills that you can utilise in the workplace.

You will have access to various sessions and workshops, such as mind-mapping and academic integrity sessions, which will provide guidance and training in key areas.

  • Study Skills
  • Professional Skills and Competencies
  • Analytical Skills and Research Methods

Careers and employability

Networking, and developing yourself professionally, is a core part of your education 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.

You’ll also be able to follow set programmes to guide you through your self-development, as well as access one-to-one support on topics such as CVs, job applications and cover letters.

  • Building your professional network
  • Enhancing your skills
  • Preparing you for the next step in your professional journey

Extracurricular activities

We encourage you to make the most of your time beyond the classroom, and to get to know your peers. Each year, WMG hosts a programme of social events and activities to foster a sense of belonging amongst the student community and to enhance your wellbeing. Past events have included quiz nights, movie nights, sports activities, seasonal events and more.

WMG also offers students opportunities for development and contribution to the department, such as being part of the Student-Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) to shape our courses, or supporting our marketing team as a Student Ambassador.

  • Social events
  • Networking
  • Development opportunities

Student blogs

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