EGS welcomes renowned scholar, Dr Jane Battersby
Welcome to Dr Jane Battersby, who joins the department from UCT’s African Centre for Cities where she has been leading the urban food cluster. Jane’s work over the last 13 years has used food as a lens
Emeritus Professor Michael Meadows Elected President of International Geographical Union
Emeritus Professor Meadows is proud to be only the second person from an African country to be elected as IGU President in almost 100 years.
The Water Hub: From polluted water to safe reuse for growing food
The Water Hub in Franschhoek is an urban living lab where research is being undertaken by members of the EGS Department and Future Water Institute at UCT. The researchers are learning how to work with nature rather than against it.
Peninsula Paddle 2020: Journey of hope
Each year the paddle is a reminder about this message and each year the paddle encourages action to be taken to address the problem by civic organisations and the City of Cape Town
Third year EGS students produce Air Quality Information Posters
A panel of judges made up of individuals from the Western Cape Provincial Government Air Quality Directorate, Saldanha Bay Municipality and UCT staff selected the top 5 posters.Overall winner Catherine Gwynn-Evans
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Friday, 5 March 2021
Third year EGS students produce Air Quality Information Posters during lockdown

As part of a third year course exploring the urban environment, students were tasked with creating an Infographic to educate the public on the quality of the air they breathe in an urban environment, the influence the citizens have on air quality and things they can do to improve it.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 10:45
Celebrating 30 years work anniversary

In August 2020 I celebrated 3 decades “love affair” with EGS-UCT

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 13:00
TLC 2020: Teaching as a form of social responsiveness

Zarina Patel was awarded a social responsiveness course development grant in 2019, which she used to reconfigure her postgraduate course: Environmental Policy and Practice

Publication Date:
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 14:45
Professor Maano Ramutsindela is the new Dean of the Faculty of Science

Professor Maano Ramutsindela from the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science is now the Dean of the Faculty of Science

Publication Date:
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 06:15