How I chose my degree
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

How I chose my degree

For those of you in year 12, the time has come to decide what you are going to study for the next stage of your educational journey, how long you want to study it for, and even how you want to study it. I was in this situation 3 years ago, and it’s a difficult decision to make with so much choice out there. Choosing the…
How I got to work at the UN
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How I got to work at the UN

I have admired the United Nations for a long time. When I was at school I became involved in Model United Nations, an international initiative consisting of debating global issues at events around the world. I attended many conferences over a seven-year period, and with them, my fascination grew for the international and…
Adventures of a Geologist
DepartmentsStudent experienceUndergraduate

Adventures of a Geologist

Having just become an Earth Sciences (Geology) student, I am already used to the people’s stock response being ‘ooo… rocks…’. While geology is the study of rocks and Earth’s structure, it is also so much more! For me it is the perfect combination of all the things I loved at A-Level; Maths, Chemistry, Physics and…