"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

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