Residential programmes for a variety of participants Residential programmes for a variety of participants

Dr Hannah Mossman describes the ecology of the Stiffkey marshes summer 2012The School of Environmental Sciences work with the University of East Anglia's International Office to host a number of bespoke residential programmes for both professional adults from the education sector and students ranging from high school age through to undergraduate level. Activities include experiencing teaching at higher education level in the UK, developing key transferable skills such as problem solving and time management in an academic context, academic taster sessions and showcasing academic research to benefit the development of similar programmes overseas.

Academic content is tailored so it is accessible to all levels, such as high school students involved in a project on environmental awareness, or international Foundation Year students with no experience of environmental science and for whom English is not the first language.