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.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Our staff have a variety of research opportunities for postgraduates at all levels covering all our research themes.

Earth Sciences Stage I courses

Finish your Earth Science major fast by enrolling in our core courses EARTHSCI103 and GEOG101 at the same time. No clashes.

Talk to our academic advisors about programmes & courses

Postgraduate and undergraduate advisors are available to answer any questions you may have or to offer enrolment advice.

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.

  • Spaceward Bound New Zealand
    26 March 2015
    Spaceward Bound New Zealand brings high school teachers together with New Zealand and NASA scientists, to show them how research is done in the fields of astronomy and astrobiology to help create resources for the new earth and space sciences curriculum.
  • Asian Auckland: The multiple meanings of diversity
    27 May 2015
    Dr Ward Friesen's report for the Asia New Zealand Foundation as part of a series drawing on the 2013 Census data
  • Celebrating our Autumn Graduates
    06 May 2015
    Congratulations to our 224 graduates at undergraduate and postgraduate level