Welcome to the School of Environment


The School of Environment is the place to study and research in Geography, Earth Sciences (Geology), Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Geophysics and Geographic Information Science.

Life on Campus

Getting settled into Uni life? Keep up-to-date and stay informed about events and activities on campus. Get the real-deal about what it's like as a first-year University student from our blog, The Inside Word, and more.

Predicting the future of coral coastline flooding

Where will coral reef-fringed coastlines become uninhabitable from wave-driven flooding? Scientists have developed an efficient and accessible tool to find out.

Take 10 with Jan Lindsay

Associate Professor Jan Lindsay gives us 10 minutes of her time to discuss her research into making society more resilient to volcanic hazards through improving understanding of volcanoes.

Our research and teaching addresses the earth surface and subsurface, climate, social, economic and cultural processes that shape our world. Learn more by visiting Our school.

  • Funded Doctoral Internships in Mumbai and Medellín
    12 February 2019
    PhD candidate Shohin Aheleroff is in Colombia building international networks and using his expertise to solve real-world industry problems. You could be too with a funded doctoral internship in Mumbai or Medellín. There are still places remaining (NZ citizens and permanent residents only).
  • Apply now for a 2019 graduate teaching assistant opportunity
    01 January 2019
    The Faculty of Science invites expressions of interest from postgraduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions in 2019.