School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

Our teaching and research programmes are anchored in a passion for planet Earth and expressed in an extraordinary range of courses ranging from deep earth geophysics to feminist geography. We welcome students from around the globe who come to study with our internationally recognised staff, and research at field sites in New Zealand and worldwide.
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Events

May22ESCI Talk: Away from the office in Chile January-May… and apparently not missing a thing!
Date: 22 May 2015
Time: 12.30 pm
Venue: Cotton Building, room CO304
Speaker: Geology PhD Candidate, Ignacio Jara ParaA lot happened while I was working in Chile… Read more
May28VUW GED Seminar - Passion for Physics and the Environment: Journey of a Teacher and a Fulbright Scholar
Date: 28 May 2015
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Cotton Building, room CO304
Speaker: S. Hakan Armağan, Physics, Nuclear Science and Energy Teacher Burke High School, Omaha, Nebraska,… Read more

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News

21 May 2015 Thin Ice secures United States television deal
Thin Ice, the award-winning documentary about global warming made in collaboration with the Antarctic Research Centre (ARC) from SGEES, will air on public television stations across the United States later this year to coincide with international debate around emissions reduction. Read more
14 May 2015 First Master of GIS crosses the stage
Victoria University’s first ever Master of Geographic Information Science (GIS) was capped at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. Read more
7 May 2015 Engaging in alternative economies
The growth of alternative exchange systems operating outside of the traditional waged economy is the focus of new research from SGEES. Read more

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Sam Webber completed a Bachelor of Science with majors in Geology and Physical Geography

Sam Webber chose to study Geology because it was the closest thing to being an explorer he could be. His studies have taken him to glaciers in the Southern Alps and volcanoes in South America. Watch Sam’s story.

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