School of Environment
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 Geographical Information Science.
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.
Teaching award for the School of Environment
16 May 2016Senior Tutor Joe Fagan has been awarded a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching 2015. Professor Paul Kench, Head of the School of Environment, says that “while Joe’s excellent teaching contributions are not news to the School, it is very pleasing that his dedication and thoughtful approach to teaching has been recognised formally at the broader faculty level.”
Science subjects rate highly internationally
22 March 2016Science subjects at the University of Auckland are highly placed in this year’s QS World University Rankings with the University rated number one in the country in almost all subjects.
Geoscience Society NZ Hochstetter Lecture: The forensics of volcanic catastrophe (Science Event Tags, Environment) Event as iCalendar
16 August 2016, 7:30pmProfessor Colin Wilson from Victoria University of Wellington is presenting this public lecture about how to study large explosive eruptions.
Summer Research Scholarships
17 June 2016Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to get some research experience and enhance your career opportunities. The University offers $2 million in summer research scholarships each year.