Childhood and Youth Studies: From one student to another

There’s a treasure trove of courses you can choose to study from in Coventry Uni’s Health and Life Sciences faculty. We’ve spoken to our current and former students, and asked them why you should study with us.

Satveer Bhella is currently studying Childhood and Youth Studies BA (Hons) and has these words to share about why Coventry could be the place for you:

Hello, my name is Satveer Bhella and I am a student at Coventry University studying Childhood and Youth Studies (BA). Upon completion of this course I want to become a Primary School Teacher and this is a perfect stepping stone before going on to do my PGCE.

I think this course is perfect for students who want to work with children and young people, because it opens you up to a wide variety of different jobs. It provides you with many different opportunities and experiences to get involved in and it doesn’t limit you to one particular path.

Over the course of my first year I have been given so many wonderful opportunities. For example, I have had the privilege of being a student ambassador for my course and I have been able to help out during open days, and talk to a variety of different students who want to study this course. I have also been involved in a wide variety of work experience and a few events working with children, which has boosted my CV and given me an opportunity to expand my skill set and knowledge.

I’ve enjoyed every minute of my course, the staff are friendly, always available to help with work, and are even supportive of you with any other personal issues you face. They understand that every single person is different and we all need different support and guidance, and they are always willing to help in any way they can.

Coventry is a lovely city which is perfect for students. It is a friendly, quiet city where you can just get on with your work in peace. Coventry University was actually awarded University of the Year at the 2015 Times Higher Education awards. Therefore, as a student I can confidently say that I am proud of my university and that there is no other place where I would rather study.