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Student Profile: Roberto Scalamandre


BA Politics and International Studies with Chinese

Study Dates:

2018 - 2021

How did you find out about Warwick?

Some of my parents' friends suggested it to me when they heard that I was planning to study in England.

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

In my country, at the University of Bologna and in other Universities in England as well, such as Bristol, Exeter and Bath.

Warwick was my first choice. When I came here last year for the open day in autumn I was so impressed by the atmosphere of the campus as well as the department's presentation

How did you find the application process?

I applied through UCAS. An English friend who lives in my hometown helped me with some parts of the application.

How was your arrival? What were your first impressions of campus?

Yes. Welcome week was very engaging and helped me make some friends since I didn't know anyone coming here. I really liked the feeling of being part of an international community.

What is the best thing about Warwick?

The campus in general. It is always changing and getting bigger and better.

How have you found your accommodation?

My on campus accommodation is perfect. Cryfield is so welcoming and close to the main campus

Have you joined any clubs/societies?

I'm part of the Anime Society.

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

Try to be as open minded as you can.