School of GeoSciences

The safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and the community are our highest priority.  For the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students visit:  University COVID-19 updates

If you're a new or continuing student, find out more about how we are delivering teaching and learning in the School for the academic year 2021-22.  Visit: Teaching and learning 2021-22

Support for managed hotel quarantine costs

We are delighted to announce that the University will provide support for quarantine costs of up to £1,750 for students resident in countries on the UKVI red list. This package of financial support is available for both new and continuing students joining us for the 2021-22 academic year.  Visit: Hardship funding

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It's undeniable - we are responsible for the climate crisis.

Many impacts are irreversible, and our planet is hurtling towards catastrophic global warming temperatures.

With COP26 our worlds' best chance' for climate action, it's time to act.

Here's what you need to know.

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Learn how we're working with partners to address critical international development areas.  And the opportunities to make a difference.

Keynote: International Development and Climate Crisis - How can we safeguard children’s futures?

Breakout sessions: Topic discussions

  • Thursday 9 December 
  • 15:00 – 16:30 (UK time)
  • Price: FREE

Book your place – register here

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Making a difference starts here, with our diverse undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes.

Our interdisciplinary degrees span the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, providing you with unique opportunities to explore and tackle global challenges.

Open your mind to your options and find a degree that’s perfectly suited to your interests and career aspirations. 

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As one of the largest and most successful groupings of geographers, Earth and environmental scientists in the UK, we tackle the most environmental and social challenges of our times. 

We have pioneered research on the human contribution to climate change which helped underpin the UN Paris Agreement, and the Scottish Government used our work in public health data to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. And that's just the start...

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We have a range of events for our staff and students.

We also host public lectures, events and information sessions open to the general public.

Find out what's on