FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Kit List

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  • Wash kit
  • Drinks bottle/flask and sandwich box
  • Personal medications
  • Torch
  • Warm old clothing for outdoors (not jeans)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers *
  • Warm coat for evenings and cooler days.
  • Gloves, hat and scarf
  • Thick socks
  • Wellies *. Strong sensible shoes or boots for walking.
  • Indoor shoes
  • Sunscreen & sun hat for sunny days
  •  Day sack
  • Field notebook, file paper and graph paper
  • Plain paper for computer printer
  • Calculator, long ruler (30cm), pens and pencils
  • Clipboard (useful but not essential) and a strong, transparent plastic bag large enough to fit over a clipboard and a hand holding a pencil.
  • Rubber gloves (washing up gloves) - for river and marine work
  • Camera and USB pen (optional)
  • Binoculars (if course programme includes Skomer)

 All bedding is provided.

*Waterproof jackets, trousers and wellies can be hired from the Centre at the following costs for the duration of your course:
Waterproof jacket - £2   
Waterproof trousers - £2          
Wellies - £2          
£5 for a set (jacket, trousers & wellies)

Wellies in sizes 3-12. Waterproofs in sizes S-XL

We advise that you leave expensive personal items at home as we cannot guarantee their safety. Mobile phones are welcome, but must be turned off during taught sessions.


Please find downloadable documents below: 

Student Information Documents

Information for school students

Information for undergraduates

Staff Information Documents

Staff roles and responsibilities KS4/AS/A2

Information for university staff 

Teacher Information Documents

Information for teachers