Who are you and where are you from?
My name is Kelvin Lee Kock Chun and I’m from Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia.
What course are you studying?
Bachelor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with Honours.
How did you find out about the University of South Wales?
Why did you choose to study here?
It’s one of the few Universities that offer this course and it is a good chance for me to experience the Welsh culture.
Tell us about the course you are studying and how you find the lectures?
Lectures here are very interactive. Students are encouraged to participate more in discussions. This course offers not only theoretical sessions but also provides opportunities for us to go out and experience real life work settings. Field trips are often carried out which allow us to visit companies.
Tell us a bit more about studying at the University, what is it like?
I get to meet a lot of people from diverse backgrounds.
Did you attend the International Welcome Week? If you did, would you recommend it to new students
Yes, and yes I would recommend it to new students because it is a great chance to make new friends and get to know the area more.
What are the facilities like at the University?
The Sports Centre, which is well equipped and offers reasonable prices.
What have you enjoyed the most?
I enjoyed the trip to Tesco supermarket which was organized by the University as part of my module topic. It allowed me to observe how Tesco operates in the world of logistics and supply chain management and what to expect in my future career.
What’s the most useful thing you have learnt?
Since I am sharing a flat with others, I have learnt that tolerance is key to avoid argument.
What advice would you give to someone who wants to study in the UK?
It is a great chance for you to travel around UK & Europe. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking and if you plan in advance you can buy very reasonable priced train and air travel.
What do you do in your spare time? Have you joined any sports or social clubs?
I do exercise in my spare time. I’ve joined rock-climbing lessons which are on offer at the Sports Centre at the University.
What has been the social highlight or highlights?
I really have made the most of my time here and loved travelling around UK & Europe with my friends.
How have you surprised yourself? For example, did you turn out to be really good at something you didn’t expect to be?
I have a fear of heights, which I overcame by doing rock climbing and hiking at Brecons National Park.
What moment will you never forget?
Spending time with friends and the freedom as a student.
Tell us something that you think would be useful for prospective students to know?
First year students should stay in campus, because that’s really a good chance for you to get to make new friends.
What will you miss the most about University when your course finishes?
Friends I met in UK.
What has University taught you?
It has taught me to be more independent.
What are your aspirations? What would you like to do when you finish your studies?
Taking a job in UK (Logistics field) and then continue my Master If I could.