"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

Latest news

Jurassic drop in ocean oxygen lasted a million years

Dramatic drops in oceanic oxygen, which cause mass extinctions of sea life, come to a natural end – but it takes about a million years.

Cornish granites could solve riddle of pinpointing metals crucial for low carbon tech

The composition of granite found underneath much of the South West peninsula could offer a vital clue to where deposits of metals crucial for the production of many low carbon technologies can be found.

Pioneering project to start ‘small deposit’ mining revolution receives €7 million funding

A pioneering new project, designed to lead an ethical and sustainable international ‘mining revolution’, has received a multi-million pound funding boost.

Prehistoric mega-lake sediment offers key insight into how inland regions responded to ‘super-greenhouse’ event

Sediment found at the site of one of the largest lakes in Earth’s history could provide a fascinating new insight into how inland regions responded to global climate change millions of years ago.

New research in Malawi will help to secure raw materials for green technologies.

Pioneering new insights into why high concentrations of some of the most rare and desirable natural elements - vital for the production of vital environmental, digital and security technologies – have been revealed.

View all news articles

Connect with us