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Student Experience

We know that student experience is just as important to you as your research studies, and by joining us you will become part of a community that is home to students and staff from all over the world. Our vibrant campus is like a small town, with acres of space and plenty of activities to get involved in, there will always be something to do to spark your curiosity. From the award-winning Warwick Arts Centre and our busy Students’ Union, to our state-of-the-art Sports and Wellness Hub, there is something for everyone. 

At WBS there is wide-ranging support available for students, and we have created a positive environment to enable you to make a unique contribution to your field of study. Don’t take our word for it, see what our students have to say…

Global community

Our dynamic community is a research powerhouse, a place where ideas matter. Visit our research homepage for the latest news, including research impact examples, journal publications, the latest research findings, and more information about our research subject groups.

Professional networks

By joining one of our professional networks you will meet like-minded people who are passionate about research in specific industry areas such as: 

  • Entrepreneurship Network 

  • Finance 

  • Global Energy 

  • Life Sciences and Healthcare

  • Real Estate

  • Strategy and Consulting

  • Technology

  • Women’s Professional Network 

750 Acre campus
250+ Societies
Sports clubs
60+ Sports clubs

Geographical networks

Our geographical networks mean you’ll also have the opportunity to meet students and graduates at social and educational events, in person and online, all over the world. Groups are set up by alumni and students, and membership is open to all Warwick alumni and students. 

Each group works in a slightly different way, depending on the interests of participants, coordinators and their location. Typical group activities include lectures, seminars, conferences, business networking, online networking, sports events, formal dinners, and social events for great networking opportunities.

Online resources

You can connect with WBS even before you arrive: our students and alumni can offer you support and advice as you prepare to study here. We make it easy for you to network with other students through our bespoke learning environment, my.wbs. LinkedIn is a social network for professionals and is being utilised increasingly by academic communities and can help you develop your professional networks and online profile. Join our following community groups on LinkedIn: WBS Community Group and WBS Doctoral Student Community Group

Student Blogs