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ARU Blogs — Liv

Zoology student Liv

Faculty:Science and Engineering

School:Life Sciences

Course: BSc (Hons) Zoology

Hi, I’m Liv and I am in my third and final year of studying zoology at the Cambridge campus. I have lived in both student accommodation and a private rented student house. Moving away from home was not easy, but meeting lovely new friends as well as supportive staff made the transition significantly smoother.

Although it’s cliché, university has been the best years of my life. The independence, knowledge and friends gained are irreplaceable. It also helps that Cambridge one of the most beautiful and cultural cities in the world! The lecturers at ARU inspire me daily and have aided the growth of my confidence extensively.

In the future, I eventually want to study for my PhD. I’d love to focus on elephant conservation in my career, but right now I enjoy falling in love with a new aspect of zoology each semester. In these blog posts I will write about my university experiences, which will hopefully be of value to you.

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30 July 2021

I know it is the most cliché saying but these three years at ARU have been the best of my life. I have met my best friends and my lovely boyfriend at ARU… Read more…

22 October 2020

If you are studying Zoology or any other animal-related subject, I am sure you are already aware that experience is an essential aspect to your future job applications. A great way to gain skills and knowledge to show your future employer how dedicated you are is to volunteer. Read more…

13 October 2020

The facilities at ARU are faultless; they allow each student to flourish in their own way. As a zoologist, I spend a large majority of my time in the Science Centre, but let me introduce you to other facilities on the Cambridge campus too... Read more…

31 July 2020

One of the most inviting aspects of studying zoology are the field trips offered. Zoologists need practical skills, field skills to support all the theory they learn during their studies. Therefore, for ARU to produce successful zoologists… Read more…


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