First-year Geography students at Richard Huish College did their part to protect the planet they study by completing two beach cleans in a week.

The students visited Culver Cliff in Minehead, and Brean, and swept the beaches for litter left by visitors to the picturesque destinations.

Course Manager, Nikki Lewis shared “We collected a total of 2,497 pieces of litter from the two beaches and we’re really proud of our achievement!”.

The College has seven key values they encourage their community to uphold, and the most recent addition reads “We consider the environmental impact of our activities and actively seek more sustainable solutions – through our behaviour and decisions we are committed to reducing our environmental impact”. The Geographers’ actions have been exemplary of this.

Huish also has a successful Eco-Action group, open to all students, that meet weekly to combat environmental issues and work to make the College operate more sustainably.

If you would be interested in finding out more about studying Earth Sciences (Geography, Geology, and Environmental Science) and EnRICH activities at Huish then come along to the Huish Open Events on November 5th & 7th 2022 – register here.