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Student stories - Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

Browse our stories from students who studied Geography, Planning and Environmental Management courses.

Environmental Consultancy


The Masters was excellent preparation for running my own business. It’s great working for myself. I’m in an industry I love; I get to meet clients all over the world – and then I can fit in holidays around my workload.

Environmental Resource Management


After my internship working on reducing greenhouse gases in the EU chemical sector, I was awarded UWE Bristol’s Green Internship of the Year.

Environmental Science

Richard, Emiko and Chris

Taking part in a field trip to study the ecology of a tropical island near Cuba has given these three UWE Bristol students the opportunity to learn field skills for their Environmental Science degrees – and enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

Geography and Environmental Management


Anna came to UWE Bristol to study BA(Hons) Geography and Environmental Management and she hasn’t looked back since. Find out how her degree led her to her dream job.



One of the reasons for choosing the course was for the opportunity to learn about GIS, and what I learnt laid the foundations for the job I currently have.


Danielle is a UWE Bristol BA(Hons) Geography graduate who developed her passion for Geography at an early age.


My degree in Geography covered a vast range of topics and issues. It’s provided me with an excellent foundation for all of my job roles post-graduation.


Thanks to her investigations into water quality in Keyna, Molly was awarded the IWSN-UWE Bristol Student Prize.


In the third year of his Geography degree, Jared travelled to Uganda as part of the UWE-Africa Water Security Programme.


With a long-held passion for geographical matters, Daniel has enthusiastically taken on many of the opportunities that support his BA(Hons) Geography degree – combining his love of events and social activities too.


What an incredible experience I had during my sustainability internship, living and working in Uganda.


I protect the world’s natural resources. My six-week expedition from Ice Cap to Ocean was funded by the Royal Geographical Society so the team could monitor water quality.



On placement with Land Science, a ground investigation company, I have become involved in a small house and basement construction to much larger high-risk land remediation projects.

Sustainable Development in Practice


Carolina, from Mexico, came to the UK to study the postgraduate MSc Sustainable Development in Practice course, which helped really helped her personal and professional development.

Urban Planning


Tamsin was attracted to the MSc Urban Planning for its high employability rate and because it offered RTPI accreditation, which is essential for becoming a chartered town planner.

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