Science and Conservation student stories

What is it really like studying at the University of Cumbria? Here's what some of our science and environment students thought of their time here.

Student Stories

Kathleen Crawford

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences

I started University later in my life compared to the rest of my classmates (they were pretty shocked to find out my age!)

Oliver Fox

BSc (Hons) Geography

Hi there, I’m Oliver. I’m currently in my second year studying Geography in Ambleside.

Jayden Glinka

BSc (Hons) Zoology

Jayden Glinka talks about life as a Zoology student from Canada and a newfound love for ground beetles.

Lucy Gunson

BSc (Hons) Animal Conservation Science

Sophie Babbs

BSc (Hons) Zoology

Hi, my name is Sophie Babbs and I have just graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) Zoology degree with integrated foundation year at the University of Cumbria.

Harry Wakefield

BSc (Hons) Forest Management

Originally from Norfolk, Harry wanted a change of area when coming to university, choosing the National School of Forestry for its reputation within the forestry sector.

Sarah Hilton

BSc (Hons) Geography

What’s it like studying Geography? My name is Sarah and hopefully I can answer that for you!

Sam Poultney

BSc (Hons) Marine and Freshwater Conservation

Sam, from Stafford, experienced working as a summer River keeper in Derbyshire before coming to university.

Kahina's Story

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

I have always had a love for science and a morbid curiosity about true crime.

Abby Clarke

BSc (Hons) Geography

Abby tells the story of how her love for Geography brought her to our Ambleside campus.

Amy Jay

BSc (Hons) Geography

Amy tells us how her love of the outdoors brought her to our Ambleside campus to study BSc (Hons) Geography.

Bethany Woollacott

BSc (Hons) Geography

Bethany tells us how a passion for Geography brought her to studying in the beautiful Lake District.

Lewis Shedden

BSc (Hons) Marine and Freshwater Conservation

Lewis made his passion for aquatic creatures his career by pursuing a degree at the University of Cumbria

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