The 2017 Society of South African Geographers Student (SSAG) conference
The 2017 Student conference opened with the theme of “Geography and the Environment for Sustainable Development”, hosted by the University of Mpumalanga from the 18th- 21st of June.
International food security prize for Battersby-Lennard
Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard of the Department of Environmental & Geographical Science's African Centre for Cities has just won the 2017 international Premio Daniel Carasso prize.
Congratulations Dr Serge Raemaekers
Dr Serge Raemaekers received the Netexplo-Unesco Award in Paris for his work on ABALOBI
EGS at UCT Open Day 2017
We put on an excellent display at UCT’s recent Open Day and look forward to welcoming a promising new generation of environmental and geographical scientists in 2018
Professor Maano Ramutsindela - The New Deputy Dean of Science
Since the appointment of Geography Prof. WJ Talbot as UCT’s Dean of Science for the period 1961-1963, geographers have not been part of the deanery. This has changed in 2017 with the appointment of Professor Maano Ramutsindela.Congratulations!
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Monday, 22 January 2018
PhD examines complex governance systems in Kosi Bay

One of UCT’s five New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP) scholars, Mbatha had been set for a career at the parastatal who’d funded her honours year. And it was time to honour the family of modest means who’d supported her through her difficult undergrad years as she struggled to find her path.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:15
Collecting in-situ data – EGS4038F Course Field Trip

The EGS4038F Course Field Trip took place on the 6th to 8th May on two family farms located between Hermanus and Standford. The mountainous view was right outside our doorstep, and the melodious sound of the lagoon brought an ambience of serenity. It was a tranquil experience with Mother Nature 

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:45
EGS welcomes her new Masters in Environment Society and Sustainability class

As part of the welcome activities, our MPhil and MSc Environment, Society and Sustainability class recently spent a night away together to know one another them better.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 19:45
EGS Postgraduates off to a flying start!

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. 

Publication Date:
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:45