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Student Profile: Eric Decker

Course:

BSc Economics

How did you find out about Warwick?

Through university and departmental league tables, I also attended the Open Day.

Did you consider applying anywhere else? What made you choose Warwick?

I considered University of Bristol, Manchester, University College London and London School of Economics and Political Science; but the engagement and passion of the academic staff and students for the subject as well as the location as a campus university, made the choice very easy.

How did you apply? How did you find the application process?

Through UCAS. My former class teacher and friends studying in the UK perused my personal statement drafts and helped me out with any queries I had.

What is the best thing about being a student at Warwick?

The friendliness and readiness to support each other, be it from academic staff, fellow students or the administration. Everybody is willing to help and welcoming to new ideas and concepts of improvement.

Have you joined any clubs or societies?

Yes. As part of Rethink Economics Warwick and Rugby Union I have been able to host speaker events and train for competitions. Moreover, I thoroughly enjoyed attending the debating sessions at Warwick's Debating Society.

Have you managed to travel at all during your studies?

Yes, mainly in the UK during the term breaks.

What makes you happiest about studying at Warwick?

The open and close-knit student community.

What do you plan to do when you graduate?

Continue with a Master programme.

What advice would you give to someone considering studying at Warwick?

Speak to current students and professors and assure you that the syllabus and university environment suit you personally.