EGS welcomes its new incoming postgraduate students
We ran our orientation programme via our UCT’s VULA platform and with a number of Zoom meet ups. Dr Jore von Holdt, who convenes our Honours programme, sent us all on a Zoom speed-dating exercise
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
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Thursday, 22 April 2021
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
CANON Collins Trust award: Meet 2019's Scholar's Scholar Kolosa Ntombini. Congrats!

Canon Collins scholars are outstanding academics and professionals who are dedicated to the development of their countries

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 08:15