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

Camborne School of Mines is a world-class combined mining school and geoscience department, rich in history and culture for over 125 years. We provide academic education and professional training in geoscience and mining for our many students, as well as offering a number of unique and innovative programmes designed for individuals working within the extraction industries. Our research covers a range of geoscience subjects, and focuses on many key areas including past environmental change, volcanic hazards, deep Earth processes, intelligent mining, efficiency and safety, critical raw materials, and sustainable mining. We have a long history of successful partnerships with both national and international companies and projects, 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

Camborne School of Mines students to host 40th International Mining Games

The next generation of miners are making final preparations ahead of the International Mining Games, to be held in Cornwall.

Camborne School of Mines Trust funds more than £200,000 of scholarships

The Camborne School of Mines Trust has generously bestowed more than £200,000 to support students embarking on the first steps towards forging a successful mining career.

Lecturer from Camborne School of Mines secures prestigious award

Dr Hannah Hughes, a Lecturer in Exploration and Mining Geology, has been awarded the William Smith Fund for 2018 from the Geological Society of London.

CSM return to world’s largest mining trade event

CSM return to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Annual Convention in 2018.

Camborne School of Mines and the GTK of Finland create a new partnership

The Camborne School of Mines has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK).

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