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
UCT awarded E- waste Green Certificate!
A UCT green success story! We are delighted to be part of an institution that has recently been recognised for its e-waste recycling
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
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
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Saturday, 26 September 2020
Masters class night away

The Environment, Society and Sustainability Masters class recently spent a night away together getting to know each other better. We went for a hike on Table Mountain and then had fun preparing a meal together. This class of students comes from all over and it was fun to share experiences, environmental concerns, talk through research ideas, and generally get to know each other better.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 - 09:45
International food security prize for Battersby-Lennard

Addressing food insecurity can improve health, develop a more inclusive economy and increase environmental sustainability, says Premio Daniel Carasso prize winner Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard from the African Centre for Cities in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Science at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 - 14:00
Dr Serge Raemaekers received the Netexplo-Unesco Award in Paris for his work on ABALOBI

The UCT’s fisher empowerment project was rated in among the top 10 of 2000 global social change innovations.

Publication Date:
Wed, 31 May 2017 - 10:45
Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at UCT Open Day 2017

The Department of Environmental and Geographical Science puts on an excellent display at UCT’s recent Open Day. As usual we had two stands, with one in Humanities and one in Science, indicative of our student in-take across these two Faculties.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 May 2017 - 10:00