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Ecuador - Evelyn Quiroz

Course:EQ

MSc Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management

How did you find out about Warwick?

I found University of Warwick in a college fair organized by the British Council in Ecuador.

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

I considered studying in University of Georgia-USA, and also University of Sheffield-UK. The majority of my friends went to study to Spain due to the language. I chose Warwick and this specific program due to the fact that the curriculum offered is highly interdisciplinary. This program includes modules in science and business and it will provide me the opportunity to acquire the necessary scientific, technological and engineering skills combined with business management training in order to become a more competitive professional in the Industry. Furthermore, I am certain that the knowledge and training which I receive through this Master program will help me to achieve my long-term goal that is to be an entrepreneur.

Did you contact the University or the department prior to applying?

I contacted the Postgraduate Admissions Team, and also the department of Life Sciences.

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

I applied online by myself and Inova Education helped me with visa application.

How are your studies being funded?

IFTH-Senescyt”, a Governmental Institution of Ecuador

What were your first impressions of campus?

My first impression of Warwick was a multicultural and friendly university. I love the campus.

What makes you happiest about studying at Warwick?

The campus. I love that there are a lot of green spaces. I enjoy walking around the woods and lakes to relax. There is not need to go out from campus, everything is here, the pharmacy, restaurants, grocery stores, bars. I love the multicultural environment, you can meet friends from all over the world

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

I recommend applying for accommodation as soon as possible in order to get a space on campus accommodation. Also, I recommend booking for the transport service that the University of Warwick offers for international arrivals. Furthermore, I recommend them to get involved in the Societies and attend the events that the Student Union organize.