Conserve and Preserve
  • South Devon College, University Centre, Long Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 7EJ

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Students on Plymouth University's BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Science and FdSc Animal Science courses at South Devon College have coordinated a symposium focusing on the importance of sustainability in education.

This free event - open to all - will have expert speakers discussing the important role of education in global conservation and sustainability action. These include speakers from Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust and Devon Wildlife Trust, and there will be a live stream on the web for those unable to attend. Please register your place via the above link.


  • 10:00-10:15 - Housekeeping, overview and introduction to speakers (Samantha Law, Host Announcer)
  • 10:15-10:55 - Role of zoo education (Lisa Stroud, Group Head of Education, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park)
  • 11:00-11:30 - Community initiatives in Madagascar (Samantha Law, PhD candidate, University of Worcester)
  • 11:30-11:55 - Embedding sustainability into all curriculums (Stuart Collier, Lecturer, South Devon College)
  • 11:55-12:00 - Introduction lunch and activity (Samantha Law, Host Announcer)
  • 12:00-12:45 - Lunch
  • 12:45-12:50 - Welcome back and introduction to guest speakers (Samantha Law, Host Announcer)
  • 12:50-13:15 - Promotion of Women in STEM (Kelsey Flynn, STEM Ambassador)
  • 13:15-13:40 - The Conservation Project (Harry Wright, The Conservation Project)
  • 13:40-14:15 - Wildlife Champions Network (Paul Martin, Education Officer, Devon Wildlife Trust)
  • 14:15-14:20 - Final remarks and close (Samantha Law, Host Announcer)
  • 14:20-15:00 - Networking opportunity

Please contact South Devon College for further information:

South Devon College is part of Academic Partnerships, a partnership between Plymouth University and local colleges that brings degrees to local doorsteps. 

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