Rachael Cardus

Rachael Cardus BSc (Hons) Equine Science and Sports Performance Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement and Personal Progression “Balancing family and study demands were tricky at times but my lecturers were incredibly encouraging and I could turn to them at any time for support.” Dean’s award 2022 Rachael was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding […]

Selina Royle

Selina Royle BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate Research “I enjoyed being at a smaller university because you get a lot of one-to-one attention and support from the lecturers, who are all brilliant.” Dean’s award 2022 Selina Royale was the receipient of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate […]

Zoe Thompson 

Zoe Thompson BSc (Hons) Animal Management Behaviour & Welfare (Top-up) “I’m incredibly happy because I’ve achieved my first paid job in the zoo industry. Becoming a permanent keeper is a big step forward – and shows that hard work and persistence really does pay off!” Zoo Keeper, Drayton Manor Theme Park “I support all the […]

BSc (Hons) in Applied Zoology 

BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology* Is your ambition to understand animals in the context of their place in ecosystems? If you are interested in learning about the diversity of animal life on the planet, gaining practical skills in animal husbandry and understanding the impact that humans are having on wild animals, this is the course for […]

Joe Cooper

Joe Cooper Access to Higher Education Diploma BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation and Ecology MRes Conservation Biology (University of Chester) “My degree was brilliant because it takes in the wider world, not just the wildlife on your doorstep.” Joe’s story Job title: Planning ecologist with Rachel Hacking Ecology “I was a head falconer and am passionate […]

Nathan Webster

Nathan Webster BSc (Hons) Landscape Architecture Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture “Landscape Architecture isn’t just about designing beautiful spaces, it’s about designing and overseeing projects which meet the needs of people and the environment.” Landscape Architect, Wright Landscapes Ltd Awards: British Association of Landscape Industries award 2019 Pro Landscaper’s 30 Under 30: The Next Generation […]

Charlotte Daniels

Charlotte Daniels BSc in Zoo Management MSc Primate Conservation (Oxford Brookes University) Project Assistant Intern with the United Nations Environment Programme Great Ape Survival Partnership (UNEP-GRASP) Where will your degree take you? “I’ve always been passionate about primates, particularly great apes, and feel incredibly lucky that I have the opportunity to work with them. “Following my UCR […]

Beth Morse-Wolfe

Beth Morse-Wolfe Lecturer and Course Manager Beth completed her BSc (Hons) in Bioveterinary Science at Harper Adam University, and her MRes in Animal Reproduction Science, at Harper Adams University. Beth is a Member of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility. Beth worked on an equine stud farm as a laboratory technician in Whitchurch, Shropshire for […]

Craig Bailey

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Craig Bailey Programme Leader for Landscape Architecture, Canine and Access to HE Initially trained at the Welsh College of Horticulture, Craig then studied art and design for landscapes at Glyndwr University and completed a BSc (Hons) in Landscape Design and Management through Harper Adams University. Craig also holds a PGCE in Post Compulsory Education from […]

Simon Cushman

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Simon Cushman Programme Leader for Sports Simon attended the University of Chester for Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees in Sport and Exercise Science between 2006 and 2012, as well as completing a PGCert in teaching and learning in HE in 2018. Simon worked at the University of Chester for 4 years as a Lab Technician and Lecturer, […]