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Environment Personal Statements

Your personal statement should explain what you enjoy about the environment and why you want to pursue this subject at university.

Our examples will inspire you to write your own unique statement, and help you understand how other students have successfully applied for environment courses in the past.

I am aware of a Native American proverb which perfectly summarises my passion for studying Environmental Geography: "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children". The idea of preserving this wonderful world for future generations inspires and motivates me to learn as much as I can about the earth...
Rapid urbanisation has transfigured India into a nation of avid consumers, culminating a society exerting a relentless call for resources and causing untold environmental strain. The poor recycling ethos has forged monumental waste mountains as seen in Ghazipur, Delhi...
There was never any doubt that I would pick Environmental Science. Studying at sixth form has made me realise that my favourite parts of each subject are based on the processes and sustainability of the environment...
London is the most populous city in the European Union (Office of National Statistics 16/10/06) and further additions to the EU countries of membership, conflicts and political instabilities abroad mean it shall continue to grow...
I have never understood politicians. Are they supposed to be economists or philosophers? Or should they be environmentalists instead? My questions have made me a dreamer who fights reality. While philosophy centers around the question What would be the best way to live ?, economics dictates how to live...
The presentation of environmental problems in the media was what initially sparked my interest in environmental studies. In school, I have always enjoyed geography and natural sciences, which led me to take the Geography Concours General, a particularly challenging exercise...
Mankind is rocketing towards an unrecognisable existence. Bird song resonates with explosive drilling; monoculture has usurped diversity; indigenous knowledge is drowning in concrete. These are the ever increasing signs that human responsibility has leapt from the wheel, and left destruction on cruise control...
The recent global environmental issues demonstrated in the media have deeply captivated my interest in studying an environmental course at university level. I believe that the importance of the environmental ecosystem is crucial for the survival and existence of our earth...
How do we fight an environmental crisis? In a country like Pakistan, where concerns such as fighting terrorism, poverty, and corruption dominate the stage, it is unnerving to see how this question is often sidelined...