πŸ˜„ Working As A Student Ambassador πŸ˜„

πŸ˜„ Working As A Student Ambassador πŸ˜„

An Open Day is for anyone considering to apply to the university, whether it be through the typical UCAS style or through a β€œTop-Up” scheme through a partner college. They are usually directed at undergraduate degrees, but there are also special postgraduate events that happen throughout the year.

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πŸ‘” What I Learned From Placement πŸ‘”

πŸ‘” What I Learned From Placement πŸ‘”

I spent my third year of university life on a 12 month placement, working for Smurfit Kappa. Smurfit Kappa is a FTSE 100 company that specialise in paper-based packaging. In my role, I had to ensure implementation of the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) 14001 Environmental Management 2015 Standard. I met many helpful and welcoming people during my time and racked up my mileage travelling up and down the country… but here are just some of the things I learned whilst on my placement year.

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πŸ‚ Lichen at Leaves on Dartmoor πŸ‚

πŸ‚ Lichen at Leaves on Dartmoor πŸ‚

What would a Geography course be without fieldtrips? As part of my Quaternary Ecology module, we went to Wistman’s Wood up on Dartmoor for the day.

Luckily, the morning wasn’t too early a start. We met at 8.50am outside Portland Square Building on campus and then caught our coach to a car park opposite the Two Bridges Hotel, just outside of Princetown. We’d left in brilliant sunshine and luckily the sun stayed on Dartmoor for most of the day, despite what some of the pictures show.

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πŸ’­ A Letter To My 18 Year Old Self πŸ’­

πŸ’­ A Letter To My 18 Year Old Self πŸ’­

I thought it would be nice to introduce myself to anyone that is going to be reading my posts over the next academic year!

My name is Amy and I’m in the final year of my Geography undergraduate degree. I came to university directly from sixth form, but undertook an industrial placement year working on environmental management with Smurfit Kappa.

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