"Camborne School of Mines’ brilliant alumni network and indisputable reputation in the industry have the best possible start after leaving University.”
Kasia Drinkwater
2014 MSc Surveying, Land and Environmental

Camborne School of Mines is a world-class mining school, rich in history and culture for over 125 years. We provide academic education and professional training for our many students throughout their studies and offer a number of unique and innovative programmes designed for individuals working within the extraction industry. Our research covers a range of geoscience subjects, and focuses on many key areas including intelligent mining, efficiency and safety, critical metals and sustainable mining. We have a long history of successful partnership with industry, playing a vital role by providing innovative solutions to global energy, natural resource and environmental issues.

Prof Kip Jeffrey - Head of Camborne School of Mines

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CSM students dig deep for victory at international mining competition

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Trouble Down Below? - Exeter expert offers insight into Cornish underground hazards

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Cornwall Mining Alliance launched

A new group which brings together Cornwall’s mining expertise has been launched in an event at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus.

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