The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge ( along with the newly organised sister conferences in Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary is the only international series of conservation conferences aimed entirely at students to bring together conservation scientists in the early stages of their research careers. SCCS also uses its location in Cambridge to build firm links between the new generation of conservation scientists and the many national and international conservation agencies based nearby.

Over the past 15 years, SCCS Cambridge has hosted over 2,500 delegates from 124 countries worldwide.

The conference has an internship scheme, which is available for conference delegates from developing and eastern European countries. This scheme enables student delegates to spend up to one month after the conference with a UK-based NGO or university department carrying out a conservation-related project of mutual interest.

Further information about the Student Conference on Conservation Science and details of how to apply can be found on the conference website:


The 2016 Conference

The seventeenth conference in the Cambridge series will be held from 22 - 24 March 2016, in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK. NEW Deadline for applications: Friday 23 October 2015 at 10:00 AM GMT.