Dr Jon Anderson, currently a senior lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Cardiff. He also holds important roles in his department: Step up to University Widening Access Geography Co-ordinator (2008-present) and the UCAS Open Day Presenter (Geography) (2008-present).

Dr Jon Anderson has also recently been in the news. According to Dr Jon Anderson, Surfers are model global citizens – a number of media interviews were conducted on these projects: BBC World Service, Radio Interview, 31 Aug, 2011. As well as a BBC TV News interview with George Alagiah (GMT, BBC World News, 31 Aug 2011).


Graduate Destinations

  • Cartographer
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Geographical information systems officer
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Town planner
  • International aid/development worker
  • Landscape architect
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Market researcher
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Tourism officer
  • Transport planner

Typical Employers:

Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:

  • The armed forces
  • Charities
  • The Civil Service
  • Environmental consultancies
  • Environmental protection agencies
  • Information systems organisations
  • Local government
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Police service
  • Private companies
  • Utility companies.
  • Universities

Employment Stats:

Destination Percentage
Employed 61.9
Further study 18.9
Working and studying 5.8
Unemployed 6
Other 7.4
Type of work Percentage
Business, HR and financial 17.4
Retail, catering and bar work 16.5
Marketing, PR and sales 11.3
Secretarial and numerical clerks 10.5
Other 44.3