Overall, 92% of graduates from Geography and Environmental Science are in work or further study within 15 months of graduation (based on our analysis of HESA data © HESA 2023, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21; includes all Geography and Environmental Science responders).
Many of our graduates have gone on to work in public and private sector organisations within the UK and internationally, as well as continuing their research in a wide variety of academic posts.
Recent graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as:
- the Environment Agency
- Natural England
- National Trust
- WSP Environmental
- RPS consultancy
- HFL Risk Services
- Thames Water
- Forestry Commission
- CL Associates
- Environ UK Ltd.
- Peter Brett Associates
- British Geological Survey
- STM Environmental.
Graduates also go on to study for PhDs.
Dedicated careers adviser
The School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science has a dedicated Careers Consultant. They offer careers advice that incorporates coaching techniques, and have developed career learning in both higher education and school settings. They provide additional support and actively help build links with industry both locally and nationally.
To find out more, visit the Careers Centre site.
The RED Award (Reading Experience and Personal Development) is a formal record of all your placements and volunteering and is included in your University transcript. This allows you to make the most of extra-curricular activities and experiences undertaken outside of your academic course and to share these with prospective employers on graduation.
Henry Bortey-Otchwemah now works as a consultant in Climate Change and Development
Abi Ravichanthiran is building a career in sustainability at Veolia UK