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...
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.
Well done, Zarina!
Zarina Patel is the first recipient of a new award in the Faculty of Science that recognizes contributions in the area of Engaged Scholarship and Social Responsiveness Research.
Professor Maano Ramutsindela delivered his inaugural lecture
Professor Maano Ramutsindela delivered his inaugural lecture, ‘Remapping Africa through Peace Parks: what future for the continent? on 21 February 2018. In his lecture he argued that the current peace parks on the continent have colonial roots that...
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Sunday, 24 June 2018
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:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:00
2016 Society of South African Geographers Centenary Student conference

The 2016 SSAG student conference celebrated 100 years of geography and brought students together from universities across South Africa. This was held in Stellenbosch University and was the 48th student conference celebrated in September, South Africa’s heritage month. The conference provided us with the opportunity to get to know and network with other passionate geography students in our fields of research, and the wide range presentations was interesting and inspirational.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 09:30
EGS Poster Girl for Climate Change Communication

Earlier this year one of our Master’s students, Claire van Wyk, attended the biennial Adaptation Futures conference in Rotterdam. Adaptation Futures is run by the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). This year the conference was co-hosted by the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30
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