Meet our undergraduate students

Wondered what it's like to study with us? Hear from our students about their time with us, and where it took them.

Anna, MGeogSci Graduate now working for TFL

I found my Geography degree gave me a well-rounded set of skills, but particularly the skill to think logically and critically.

Anna Fish MGeogSci Graduate

MGeogSci graduate Anna talks about her current role as an Environment Manager for Transport for London (TfL).

Tan Thonskulprasert undertook her placement at Savills

I got to develop my interpersonal skills a lot during this placement - it really put into perspective the ‘social’ aspect of planning

Tan Thonskulprasert MPlan

MPlan student, Tan, discusses her work placement experience with Savills.

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The course has helped me develop many skills that I feel are necessary for any job related to the field of Environmental Science

Adam Hudson Physical Geography with integrated masters

Adam offers us a peek into what life is like for a physical geographer at Sheffield and discusses the valuable skills which he has learned.

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The community of people who come to Sheffield to study and never leave speaks volumes about the place

Richard Beaumont Environmental Science

Richard discusses why he chose to study environmental science at Sheffield and offers tips to prospective students.

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It was really good to see how the skills we learn at uni are applicable in the job world

Libby Norton BA Geography with Employment Experience

Libby's placement offered her a wide variety of tasks, from mapping and surveying to restoration and educating...

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I can’t recommend a placement year enough, I now feel much more confident when thinking about applying for jobs after uni

Beth Brown BA Geography with Employment Experience

Beth's placement taught her so much, from field and ID skills to public speaking and working as part of an international team.

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I can now talk confidently about key environmental topics within a business context

Ellie McWilliams BA Geography with Employment Experience

Ellie completed a 12-month placement at Unilever, working in Sustainability and Communications & Corporate Affairs

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The skills I have developed over the last 12 months have been invaluable

Nadia Murphy Geography with Employment Experience

Nadia's placement year at Siemens PLC saw her driving social and environmental sustainability in a multinational technology company.

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My placement has immensely boosted my confidence when I think about life after University

Nahuel Mainard Sardon BA Geography with Employment Experience

Nahuel's placement at Transport for London has helped him to develop many transferable skills and establish networks for future employment opportunities.

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I went to Perth, Australia for my second year of my degree, and this was of incredible value to my personal development

Orla Downs BA Geography and Planning

Orla discusses her time studying abroad and the work experience she completed whilst studying at Sheffield. She now works as a Transport Planner at the engineering consultancy firm WSP.

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