EGS staff share brief insights into their lockdown lives
Some EGS staff share brief insights into their lockdown lives This series of brief insights aims to be just a glimpse into the varied lives of some of the EGS staff during lockdown. We know that everyone is experiencing this moment differently, and...
Diary of The Complex Human - Ecological Systems Class West Coast Fieldtrip
The Complex Human-Ecological Systems class recently went on a 2-day fieldtrip along the West Coast to Milnerton beach, Big Bay, Langebaan and Saldanha Bay. The purpose of the fieldtrip was to get first hand experience...
Congratulations to our prize winners Molly Anderson and Kolosa Ntombini!
Congratulations to Molly Anderson who won the best oral presentation in Human Geography at the Honours level and to Kolosa Ntombini who won the best oral presentation in Human Geography at the Masters level!
Chocolate, humour help the medicine go down
Every first semester for the past 33 years, Professor Mike Meadows has delivered the 09:00 first-year lecture on physical geography. At the end of last semester, he gave his “swansong” performance.
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
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Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Congratulations Kolosa, Lillian and Stefaan!

The standard of presentations at the 2018 EGS Colloquium  was excellent, but these three stood out among their peers

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:30
Prof Mike Meadows is awarded UCT College of Fellows 2018. Congratulations!

Professor Michael Meadows's research on the Quaternary palaeoenvironments of southern Africa has made significant contributions to an understanding of the changing climate and associated environmental conditions in the region

Publication Date:
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 10:15
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. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 14:15
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:
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 08:30