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Student Profile: Denis Chmel

I feel that both the students and staff are very welcoming and always willing to help if needed

Discover Denis' journey at Warwick and what led them to apply for the BSc Economics and Industrial Organisation.

How did you find out about Warwick?

I heard about Warwick in my school from a classmate who considered applying to this programme.

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

It was the university's connection with the industry and employers, as well as that it was one of the only UK universities providing scholarships to international students.

How did you feel to be awarded a scholarship?

It was very rewarding.

Who was the first person you told when you received the news about your scholarship and how did they react?

I first told my girlfriend who was extremely happy for me as she knew that I wouldnt be able to pay the tuition fees otherswise.

What was your first impression of Warwick when you first walked around campus?

I saw a very large number of different ethnicities and backgrounds.

What is the best thing about Warwick?

The amount of academic and pastoral support provided to students.

What is the worst thing?

Living in the cheapest accomodation available on campus, it has to be the accomodation.

How is your accommodation?

On campus (whitefields). The individual bedrooms are comfortable and spatious with a good amount of privacy, but the communal areas and equipment are very cramped and are not sufficient for the amount of people living in one block.

Are you a member of any societies?

I am not a member of any societies yet.

What are your plans when you graduate?

Use the connections and experience from Warwick to find an occupation.

What would you say to someone considering applying for an Undergraduate Global Excellence scholarship at Warwick, what would it be?

Focus on your studies and getting the best grades that you can. In the application, be honest about your financial situation.

What one thing about Warwick makes you happy?

I feel that both the students and staff are very welcoming and always willing to help if needed

Jonas' course:

BSc Economics and Industrial Organisation at Warwick encompasses many aspects of our pure Economics degree, this challenging degree is ideal if you also have an interest in business and industry. It focuses strongly on the application of economic theory to corporate decision making, while providing a solid grounding in the broader scope of economics. Our teaching is research-led, meaning you will be learning from some of the world’s leading researchers in their field.

Find out more about the BSc Economics and Industrial Organisation course at Warwick