Canada – “You are like a really nice apartment over a meth lab” (Robin Williams, 2013). I’m writing this blog post sitting on a coach travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway back to Calgary airport. Reflecting on what has been hands down the best field-trip of my life. As part of the biology module ‘Species and … Continue reading Canada field trip 2017
We at Springboards have always worked closely with GeogSoc when it comes to planning and hosting fresher’s events. This year we’ve got a brilliant team headed by Jason who have got exciting ideas for the Society. We asked Jason a few questions and here’s what he had to say… 1. If you were to describe … Continue reading “Groovy, umami, seismic…” – a chat with Jason, GeogSoc’s President!
This blogpost is exclusive to the Environmental Scientists and the fieldtrip is part of the SBC224 Ecological Interactions module that you will take in the second year. This is only one of the few compulsory modules that you study with the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. However, you can take up as many biology modules … Continue reading The Croatia fieldtrip 2016
Field trips are an amazing part of doing Geography at QMUL and last April, I was lucky enough to participate in the one to Scotland. The field trip was a compulsory component of the GEG4004 Fieldwork in Physical Geography and Environmental Science. It was one of the highlights of my year! A week away … Continue reading Fieldtrip away in the Scottish Highlands!
Field trips are an amazing part of doing Geography at Queen Mary and last March, I was fortunate to participate in the one to Boston. The field trip was a compulsory component of the ‘GEG5125/GEG6125 Boston Reworked: The Making of A North American City’ module. The purpose of the trip was to examine this city’s … Continue reading The Boston Fieldtrip
If you’ve had chance to read Lucy’s article all about the legendary Durham fieldtrip, then you’ll already be excited for the end of semester two and will have noticed that us Human Geographers do indeed have our fair share of getting out in the field whilst at QM. After first year, the fieldtrips here go … Continue reading Field trip excitement: Mumbai
Let’s get one thing straight before we begin. I had never been “up North” ever, in my entire life. The furthest North I had been was to Nottingham on a Year 10 History trip; other than that I had lived my life in “the South” ferrying between the South East and South West. You could … Continue reading Fieldtrips – The Diary Of QM Girl in Durham.