Information For Schools & Colleges

We're dedicated to providing outreach and public engagement events to schools and colleges across the UK.

We have a comprehensive school and college liaison programme designed to enrich the GCSE and A-level curriculums, providing a range of resources to students of Geography, Geology, Environmental Studies and Sociology.

The topics we offer include:

  • Climate change
  • GIS and remote sensing
  • Atmospheric circulation
  • Fluvial processes
  • Plate tectonics
  • Natural hazards
  • Glacial landscapes
  • Urban and rural geography
  • Population change
  • Globalization and development
  • Sustainability

Our staff of world-leading researchers in physical and social sciences would also be happy to work with you and your staff to construct bespoke presentations as needed.

For further information, please contact Prof. Mark Whitehead on

Aberystwyth Geography and Geology Field Course Hub

The Aberystwyth Geography and Geology Field Course Hub is an ideal base for schools and colleges who offer fieldwork components for Geography, Geology, Environmental Studies and similar topics at GCSE and A-Level.

Further information on local field destinations can be found on the Schools Aber page, with information about accommodation options available on our Stay Aber page.

Additional local information of interest

Geological guides to the local area, donated by Dr. Denis Bates. (These field guides are designed to be printed and then folded to take with you out in the field)