Whose nature is it Anyway?
Field trips always provide extra food for thought where debates in the classroom come to life in the face of lived realities in the city
Congratulations! EGS students shine in the M&G 200 YOUNG South Africans list
And so, the project of highlighting 200 young South Africans every year is important to the M...
Witness in Nature
Witness Kozanayi (photo attached), a PhD student in the Bio-economy Chair in the EGS Department, was recently featured in a Nature interview about the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of baobab trees across Africa
Comparing Estauries with China
Knysna News- A delegation of Chinese professors and students have partnered up with UCT's professor Mike Meadows and students to gather and collect information from the Knysna estuary in a comparative study with the Yangtze estuary, which is one of...
Congratulations to our colleagues in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences!
UCT has been ranked among the top 50 universities in the world in three subjects in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject: development studies, geography and sport.
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Monday, 24 September 2018
Whose nature is it Anyway?

The urban ecology class recently went on a fieldtrip around Cape Town where they were exposed to a variety of different kinds of urban nature....

Publication Date:
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 08:30
EGS hosts International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

The  EGS Department recently hosted Luke Moore (Western Cape Branch Young Professionals) and Claudia Schroder (Western Cape Student Branch) and Nqobile Lushozi (National Student Representative) of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 07:45
EGS students named in the top 200 YOUNG South Africans 2018 in Mail & Guardian

Now into its second decade, the list continues to show the wellspring of talent that this country has to offer and indeed not to be outdone and showing the strength and quality of students emerging from the Environmental & Geographical Sciences Department are two of the 2018 nominees


Publication Date:
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 14:30
PHD "Witness" on Africa's majestic baobab trees that are mysteriously dying

Witness has recently submitted his PhD on the governance of baobab in Zimbabwe.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 08:00