Hi, my name is Aleksejs and I come from Riga, Latvia. I am currently studying Sports Management and my favourite module is Corporate Social Responsibility in Sports Events.
The reason why I chose to study in Coventry is that the city is just right for the student in terms of size, living expenses and the opportunities available. Everything you need for your day-to-day student life is pretty much within a walking distance - university buildings, shops, student accommodation, sporting facilities, etc. I also feel quite safe and secure in Coventry.
I like the independence and freedom of being a student. It is up to you to take up different opportunities university has to offer, plan your time and set priorities depending on your career aspirations. You are essentially the master of your future. I think it really develops your personality and helps you prepare for your future life.
The University provides plenty of volunteering and work opportunities and international programmes, as well as career support. During my second Year I participated in the International Sport Management Game in Groningen (the Netherlands) as part of my course. During the Game I was working with a group of students from German, Belgian, Dutch and British universities where, over the course of a week, we were attending guest lectures and seminars and had to tackle group tasks related to Sport Management and present our findings at the end.