Field Trips

Many of our undergraduate courses include field trips as an immersive teaching element. This allows students to get out of the standard lecture theater and explore real world examples of the concepts and theories being discussed in class.

ENVS1004: Social Development & the Environment
Students the past and present of the Glenrock area through the perspective of European colonisation and Indigenous history.

ENVS3006: Sustainability: Theory & Practice
Students to explore a working farm practicing permaculture and how the farm interacts with the surrounding community.

GEOG2080: Cities & Regions
Students attend a range of day field trips allowing them to explore topics within the course including cities, peri-urban regions and rural areas.

GEOG3300: Rethinking Development
This course has a day field trip exploring Indigenous significant areas on the Central Coast allowing students to explore these concepts.

GEOG3330: WIL in Development Studies and Human Geography
Students undertake work placement at an organisation of their choosing, allowing them to implement the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout their studies. Students who have completed this course have found this an invaluable experience.

View posts below to see previous field trips.


GEOG2080 Cities & Regions Newcastle CBD Field Trip

You can check out our issuu here. Friday 15 March, GEOG2080 students gathered at NewSpace and were tasked with observing the Newcastle CBD. Their goal was to observe the Hunter Street streetscape, and then reflect on how the design may influence … Read More »


ENVS3006 Field Trip: Hunter Businesses Putting Sustainability into Practice

The day wasn’t planned just to see the week-old baby goats, but they were the highlight of the excursion for many students (as you can see)! During the ENVS3006 Sustainability: Theory and Practice excursion, we visited and learned from local … Read More »


GEOG3300 Out and About Rethinking Development

Lucky students enroled in GEOG3300 took part in a one-day field trip to the beautiful Central Coast. We ventured to a number of key sites to think back on our past and current development with our guide, Gavi from Bara … Read More »


ENVS3006 Sustainable Food and Agriculture Field Trip: From farm gate to glass and plate

In the beginning of September, 54 ENVS3006 students visited the Lower Hunter Valley as part of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Field Trip: From farm gate to glass and plate. The group visited 3 agricultural businesses who demonstrate sustainable organic … Read More »


GEOG3300 Wollombi Field Trip 2015

Its been an incredible adventure for GEOG3300 students who attended the Wollombi Field Trip this week! We joined Adam from Ngurra Bu Aboriginal Corporation who shared with us some amazing culturally significant lore sites around Wollombi and Broke Valley




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