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UCR undergraduates present research at prestigious conference 

UCR undergraduates present research at prestigious conference Three talented undergraduates from University Centre Reaseheath presented their research findings at the 2023 British Conference for Undergraduate Research (BCUR) earlier this month.   Once a year the prestigious conference brings together undergraduates from a huge range of disciplines from across the country and provides students with the chance […]

My experience as a mature student at UCR 

My experience as a mature student at UCR Helen Tams, who started studying a FdSc in Animal Management at UCR last year as a mature student, shares her experience. I started studying at UCR last year as a mature student, with the aim of setting up my own animal sanctuary after I graduate, and I […]

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 […]

Animal Science undergraduates experience real-world conservation in Africa

UCR Animal Science undergraduates experience real-world conservation in Africa Animal Science undergraduates at University Centre Reaseheath participated in an immersive conservation programme during a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa as part of their degree studies.  Undergraduates from both our Animal Behaviour and Welfare and our Zoo Management degree courses visited Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, to […]

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 […]

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 […]

UCR students present findings at national zoo industry research conference

UCR students present findings at national zoo industry research conference Three Animal Science undergraduates from University Centre Reaseheath have shared their research at the BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquaria) Research Conference.  The conference was held at the Zoological Society of London Zoo and was a great opportunity for our students to […]

Sophie Park

Sophie Park Lecturer and Course Manager Sophie completed BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science at Harper Adams University, gaining a 1st class degree with her dissertation studying the effects of maternal blood and saliva cortisol level on neonatal lamb behaviour. Sophie has extensive experience with ruminants, and worked as a Research Assistant on Harper Adams APAS unit, […]