EGS students scooped best presentation awards at SASAS 2018 Conference
The Environmental and Geographical Science Department post graduate students and staff recently attended the 34th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Science. This year’s conference theme was titled “interactions between the...
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...
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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
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. A further eight subjects are in the top 100.

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Monday, March 19, 2018 - 10:15
From the VC’s Desk
From the VC’s Desk  


You can help cut UCT water use in half

26 February 2018

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 06:45
ENVIRONMENTAL & GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE Welcomes her Honours Class of 2018

The Environmental & Geographical Sciences Department welcomes her Honours class of 2018

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 07:30
Urban Sustainability Internship Programme 2017

The Environmental and Geographical Science Department consistently has graduates selected for internship positions with the City of Cape Town

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 07:00