Alexandre Cerdeira

Alexandre Cerdeira - Student Ambassador 2018/19
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Excellence Scholarship

Alexandre is a Sports Business and Innovation MSc student.

Alexandre chose to study at Loughborough University London due to us being the best university in the world for Sport (QS World Ranking 2018). 

Why did you choose to study at Loughborough University London?

It is the best university for sports in the world, located in the football capital of the world.

What attracted you to the programme?

The impact of innovation in the modern sports industry.

List at least one thing you wish you knew about Loughborough University London before arriving on campus.

I wish I knew that there was a free shuttle bus to the campus from Stratford International. 

Do you have any advice for students moving to London?

Look for accommodation close to the campus because the academic activities are quite intense in the first weeks and long displacements end up getting you tired.

Do you take part in any extra-curricular activities on campus, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park or in the local area?

Yes, I get incolved in sport activities on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, such as the London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box.

Tell us about the support available at Loughborough University London?

The support is really helpful, both regarding to academic and extra-curricular activities. The people that work at Loughborough University London are very friendly and willing to help anyone that is facing any kind of problem.