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Meet the Students

Final year students ©Sedgwick Club
So why do people choose to study Earth Sciences within Natural Sciences in the first year, and why do so many of them carry it on to specialise in the subject in later years? In these pages, some students from the Department explain why they chose these courses, and describe some of what they do and what they enjoy.

You'll see that many students didn't come to Cambridge with the idea of studying the Earth. They were attracted into this field because they found the subjects we teach interesting and challenging, and the Department welcoming and friendly.

     The Sedgwick Club in 1900 


The Sedgwick Club is the student geological society and organises garden parties, an annual weekend trip away to an undisclosed surprise destination, weekly talks and much more. Many students participate in this lively social hub.