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University Geoscience UK resources


Newsletters, reports and other resources will be published on this page. Older resources (before May 2015, when the Committee was known as CHUGD) can be found in the archive.

Minutes are available to download from the minutes and meeting papers page.

Report: Enrolment in crisis

Enrolment strategyThe number of UK students studying geology at university has declined year-on-year since 2014, with a total drop of 43%.

Without action, the decline in skilled graduates will pose a serious and economically damaging skills shortage in the UK, particularly at a critical time of transition for many industries and businesses that rely on geological expertise.

This joint report from UGUK and GSL identifies five key strategic aims for improving the outlook of student enrolment in geosciences over the next five years.

Read the full report: Enrolment in crisis: A UK-wide strategy for exciting, engaging and retaining students in the geosciences

Future of university geoscience meeting

Date: 21 November 2018

Venue: Burlington House, London

Opening talk by University Geoscience UK chair Mark Anderson followed by a presentation from Prof Ian Stewart.