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 2016
    Senior 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.”
  • Graduation celebration
    13 May 2016
    The School of Environment held a morning tea to celebrate Autumn graduation on Wednesday.
  • Science subjects rate highly internationally
    22 March 2016
    Science 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.
  • New Science Centre information for current students
    27 June 2016
    From 28 June, staff and postgraduate students will begin to move into Building 302, the new Science Centre. View details here.
  • Summer Research Scholarships
    17 June 2016
    Summer 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.