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Student Profile: Vandy Sok

Course: VS

MA International Political Economy

Study Dates:

2018 - 2019

How did you find out about Warwick?

I first hear about Warwick from my friend who studied his MA here in 2015.

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

University of Nottingham and City, University of London. I chose Warwick because it is one of the top universities in the UK.

Did you contact the University prior to application?

No, I did not contact the University. The information on the website was sufficient for me to make the decision.

How did you find the application process? Did you receive any help with your application?

I applied online with the help from IDP Education (Cambodia).

Have you received any funding?

I am a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship.

How was your arrival? What were your first impressions?

My first impression was that the British are so friendly and polite, and the welcome week was perfectly organised to give me all the necessary information about Warwick and life in the UK.

What is the best thing about studying at Warwick?

The academic quality is excellent.

How is your accommodation?

My accommodation is on campus. It is beautiful and quiet.

Have you managed to travel at all during your studies?

Yeah, I have travelled within the UK. I went to Cardiff with Warwick Student Trip.

What do you hope to do when you graduate?

My plan is to return to my home country, Cambodia and resume my work with the government.

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

Warwick is an investment that would be worth your time, money, effort and value.