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Student Profile: Chaneth Wickramapala

Warwick has an exceptional educational and employer reputation.

Discover Chaneth's journey at Warwick and what led them to apply for BSc MORSE.

How did you find out about Warwick?

I firstly heard about Warwick when I referred to the World and UK University rankings and then was told more about the University by the educational consultant at my school.

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

Warwick has an exceptional educational and employer reputation, and the university also offered MORSE, which was the degree containing the blend of subjects I wanted to learn at a higher level.

How did you feel to be awarded a scholarship?

It was a truly joyful experience and it felt so wonderful.

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

My parents. They were truly delighted and were very happy that I had been awarded a scholarship.

How did you apply and did anyone help you with your application form and visa application?

With regard to the visa application, I did get support from a consultant, however I did not find any difficulties relating to the form.

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

It seemed like a very lively place with an active, buzzing community.

What is the best thing about Warwick?

The modern setup of the university along with the fact that it is a campus style university, as this ensures that every department is just a walk away from your accommodation.

What is the worst thing about Warwick?

From my experience as of now, I have not found anything that I particularly dislike about Warwick.

How is your accommodation?

I live in on campus accommodation close to Central Campus, I really liked the peaceful yet lively aspect of the halls.

Are you a member of any societies?

I am a member of the Warwick Stats Society and the Sri Lankan Society. In terms of Stats Society events, I have been to a few freshers events, like the Pizza Party. With respect to the Sri Lankan Society, I have attended most of their socials and hope to take part in the Cricket tournament as well.

What are your plans when you graduate?

I hope to go into the world of finance, more specifically to the field of Actuarial Science.

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

Don't do a half hearted application after thinking about the number of successful applications vs total applications lodged, give your 100% into the application and you should get a favourable outcome!

What one thing makes you happy about Warwick?

The community.

Chaneth's course:

BSc MORSE integrates the study of pure mathematics and statistics with their applications to economics, finance and management. These are core skills required in modern business analytics. These courses are unique: no other university in the world offers equivalent programmes.

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