19 year old male Archaeology Student from Reading
Question 1. In the current economic climate, what made you decide to undertake an archaeology degree?
Have wanted to do archaeology since I was a young child and so the economic climate has not influenced my decision.
Question 2. Currently, what do you perceive to be the most significant archaeological find that you have made and why is this?
Whilst on a dive in the Solent we discovered a wooden hull of a ship which rarely survive in the conditions of the Solent.
Question 3. What/ where do you see yourself to be in ten years time?
In commercial archaeology after doing a Masters in Geoarchaeology and possibly a PhD.
Question 4. An archaeology student’s degree is multi-disciplinary, sociable and academically challenging. During your time as an archaeology student what has been the most memorable moment within or out of the lecture theatre?
Socials are always a highlight for archaeologists as we have to don our fancy dress and have a good party.
Question 5. What are you currently doing? (Excavating, working, holidaying etc.)
Studying as an archaeology BSC Undergraduate
Question 6. What are your thoughts and feelings about commercial archaeology?
Don't know, never had any experience of it.
Question 7. Has your perception of archaeology on TV changed since you undertook your degree? (E.g. Time team, meet the ancestors, Bonekickers).
No because we have experienced real archaeology that you do't see on TV.