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Future careers in marine, zoology and surfing mapped out at advice event

Published: March 2, 2020

Cornwall College Newquay University | 16-18

Those looking to realise their dream careers working in the areas of zoology, animal management, marine conservation or surf science, are getting the opportunity to explore the courses available on their doorstep.

Cornwall College Newquay is opening its doors to prospective students on Saturday 14th March between 10am and midday, where everyone is welcome to find out more about the campus and get information about their career options.

Lawrence Moores, Joint Head of Campus, said if you have a passion for animals, the marine environment, conservation and ecology, surf science or zoology, “then we are the perfect choice for you”.

“Cornwall College Newquay offers a range of programmes linked to the study of animals and the natural environment, starting at diploma level right up to full BSc degrees,” he continued.

“Studying in Newquay gives you access to an amazing environment and incredible opportunities, including international field trips and taking advantage of our close partnerships with local businesses including Newquay Zoo, Blue Reef Aquarium, Cornwall Wildlife Trust and The Eden Project.”

Cornwall College Newquay offers a range of courses, with a focus on Wildlife Education, Animal Behaviour & Management, Marine Sport Science and Zoological, Marine and Ecological Conservation.

The College offers diplomas for school-leavers continuing right up to foundation and full degree-level study.

Former student Brogan Pett studied both the FdSc Zoological Conservation and BSc Applied Zoology at Cornwall College Newquay.

Brogan has used the knowledge he gained studying to travel the globe pursuing his passion for wildlife and conservation. He is now working in Paraguay as an Entomology researcher and museum curator with the organisation Fundacion Para La Tierra.

“My current role as an entomologist is my dream job. Studying tropical insects and spiders is just mind-blowing and it’s something that fills you with wonder every day,” Brogan said.

“The location of the campus is absolutely beautiful and the lecturers and tutors enable students to maximise learning in their classes. I really can’t stress enough how much having those personable relationships at the College was to my development.”

Cornwall College Newquay is part of The Cornwall College Group. It is one of only a handful of colleges in the country that boasts multiple Ofsted inspectors in its leadership team.

For more information on the range of Wildlife Education, Animal Behaviour & Management and Zoological, Marine & Ecological Conservation courses available at Cornwall College Newquay visit our Course & Career Advice Event on Saturday 14th March 10am-12pm. Book your place online at HERE

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