University Of Cape Town Geography
The Department of Environmental & Geographical Science aims to further knowledge, understanding and management of interactions between humans and their social, biological, and physical life-support systems.
The research undertaken is often interdisciplinary and covers a wide range of areas which include: vulnerability and adaption to climate change, urban food security, cultural geography, environmental change, access and benefit sharing, governance of natural resources, environmental assessment, land reform, transfrontier conservation, biodiversity, energy politics, atmospheric modelling, climate variability, sustainable development, paleoenvironments, physical geography, landscape ecology, agroecology, and urban development.
Potential career opportunities may be sought in local, provincial or national government, parastatals, non-governmental organisations, research, education, community development, and tourism.
University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701
Telephone: 021 650 2873/4
Fax: 021 650 3456
GPS Coordinates: S 33°57.441′ E 18°27.603′
The department is located on the Upper Campus of the University. Directions to the campus are given below. Visitor’s parking can be found on Ring Road – please obtain a visitor parking disc from the Visitor’s Reception and Information Centre (next to the Sport Centre on the city side entrance to the campus).
Directions to Upper Campus from Cape Town
|Once you have obtained a parking disc, proceed up Ring Road past the access controlled security gates. You will pass a first bus stop on the left – keep going to the top of Ring Road. Next to the second bus to you will see South Lane to the left and visitor parking bays to the right. The EGS department is situated to the right down South Lane, in the Environmental & Geographical Science building. Click on the campus map for a larger image.|