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...
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.
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Thursday, 16 August 2018
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:
Wednesday, June 28, 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:
Thursday, June 1, 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:
Wednesday, May 31, 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:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:00