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.

Orientation 2019

Received an offer of place for 2019? Find out what you need to do before you arrive, what to expect at your Orientation day and where to go for more support. Read more.

Take 10 with Jennifer Salmond

Associate Professor Jennifer Salmond, from the School of Environment, gives us 10 minutes of her time to discuss her research about how risks associated with poor air quality can be reduced.

inSCight magazine

inSCight is the faculty's annual magazine for alumni and friends. In 2018 we explored diversity in science. We hope you enjoy reading these inspiring stories about our scientists, alumni and students.

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).
  • RSNZ Marsden Fund Scholarship available to masters students
    23 January 2019
    A masters stipend and fees scholarship is available in the School of Environment. The scholarship is funded by the RSNZ Marsden Fund project, titled “Rethinking the future of freshwater in Aotearoa New Zealand”. Applications close 22 February 2019. Read more.