Adam's story
Student experience

My skills are making a difference

Adam Black is studying Paramedic Science in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. With friends and family in the emergency services and having done part-time ambulance work with St Johns, he’s always had an interest in this area of work.

Adam is a Student Ambassador at Coventry and President of the newly formed Student Paramedic Society.

Here he tells us about some of the extra activities he’s been involved with during his degree.

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University of the Year for Student Experience - The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

As a Student Ambassador, I help out at open days, doing call backs, chatting to prospective students, and I’m on the interview panel for new students and new lecturers coming onto the course as well. I also do some part-time medic work at the Ricoh Arena, covering some of their football and rugby matches.

Back in September we went to a course in Cork, Ireland. It was called the EMS Gathering, which is a three day conference where emergency service staff from all over the world gather together and learn, with a mixture of conferences and practical scenarios. We are trying to get a re-run of that trip organised next year, and to potentially go to Canada as well, all being well.

Adam Black, Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)


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