"Leadership is important when working and teaching in the field"

Alumnus Olly Bartlett sitting with a laptop in front of an ice sheet
Olly Bartlett
PhD Researcher, University of Exeter
Geography BSc
Olly talks about how his undergraduate degree prepared him for a PhD measuring ice sheets using satellites, planes and drones.

How did you get to where you are now?

Initially, I took A Levels in physics, maths and product design to do a degree in aerospace engineering. However, I’d always loved geography and because of that did well at it so I swapped onto a Geography BSc at the University of Sheffield. During my degree, I was able to learn about all sorts of aspects of the physical environment but found glaciers and ice sheets to be the most exciting parts to me.

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