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Hear student’s experience as they return from embarking on local and international work placement opportunities

Learning at the School of Biological Sciences

Geraldine | Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition |Suki Tea

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Aoife Göppert | Zoology | Work Placement Thailand

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Joshua Thompson | Agricultural Technology  | Work Placement New Zealand and USA

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Neil Lutton | Environmental Management | Work Placement Belfast

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Farah Hamdan | Environmental Management  | Work Placement Galapagos Islands

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What our students say

Elephant with Tree Backdrop

Studying abroad: Biodiversity in the foothills of Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest mountain

Aoife Göppert | Zoology |

A year abroad can seem like a daunting prospect particularly when the destination is as remote as Northern Thailand, however, the experiences Aoife had there will remain in her memory for many years to come.

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Studying Abroad in New Zealand: Wildlife Conservation

Christopher Deery | Marine Biology |

Christopher is a Marine Biology student in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s and had the chance to study in New Zealand for a semester. Today he’s sharing his experiences on the other side of the world.


Loughs Agency Bursary Scheme

Shannon Donnelly | Zoology |

Shannon is a BSc Zoology student and shares her experience finding and securing a 12 month placement with the Lough's Agency

Studying Abroad: Preserving the Ecosystem in the Galapagos Islands

Farah Hamdan, BSc Environmental Management | 9 November, 2018

Farah Hamdan is a student in the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s. For her placement, she’s spending five months amongst the beauty and conservation work of the Galapagos Islands. Today she’s sharing her experience so far on the blog.