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Alice climbs the mountain

Outdoor Leadership BA (Hons) graduate Alice Mees left UCLan in 2013 to take up a new position at the National Mountain Centre in North Wales.

Alice took time out from her busy schedule to tell us about her time at UCLan and her new role: "I feel the course has really been a catalyst for not only my academic development, but also my development as an individual.

"Upon starting the degree I was quiet and lacking confidence. The degree provided opportunities to develop as an instructor, facilitator, coach, teacher and leader, through a good balance of theoretical knowledge and practical application of this at Tyn Dwr. The broad background knowledge I gained throughout the course has given me a great foundation from which I've been able to build upon and continue my own learning and development working in the industry.

"I now work at Plas Y Brenin, the National Mountain Centre in Snowdonia, as a Centre Assistant. This job involves working in all areas of the centre allo…