The Department of Life Sciences welcomes all new and returning students and staff.
As we look to begin a new academic year, we ask that you continue to keep safe and well.

New student resources

Preliminary and Level 1 Information Handout
Find information on selecting courses, your lecturers and weekly timetable in this Information Handout.

Locate your Lecture Rooms and Labs
Check out this overhead map of the department.

Locate your labs, lectures and tutorial rooms as well as Lecturers' offices, the main office and other useful resources.

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OrientationScheduleOrientation for New and Returning FST students 2022
The FST hosts its Orientation Sessions from August 29 to September 2 this year. These Orientation Sessions are designed to assist new students with the transition to University Life and Returning students with course and programme choices for Levels 2 & 3. The sessions include talks on student support services, such as health and finances.

New student sessions are Monday (A-M) and Tuesday (N-Z) @ 9:00AM.
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DLS Honour Society
The Life Sciences Honours Society (LSHS) seeks to recognize outstanding performance in the discipline and was created as a way of encouraging students of the Life Sciences to aim higher and achieve more. Read more.

Revised Requirements
Revisions have been made to the requirements for the BSc Environmental Biology, Horticulture Major and Marine Biology Major to offer more electives to allow students greater flexibility in satisfying degree requirements.

New Course
The new course, ZOOL3063 Comparative Animal Physiology, has been added to the list of courses available for selection at Level III. The course replaces ZOOL2402 as an elective for the Animal Biology Major and Minor.

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Postgraduate Offerings