The EGS department welcomed over 50 new course work postgraduates during Orientation Week (8-12 February 2016). EGS hosts a number of postgraduate programmes, with students registered in the faculties of Science and Humanites.
Four academic staff of the EGS department were promoted during this year's ad hominem promotion exercise. Dr Gina Ziervogel was promoted to an Associate Professor, while Drs Kevin Winter, Pippin Anderson and Shari Daya were promoted to Senior Lecturers.
Prof. Michael Meadows has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa.