Future Students

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Geography and Environment at Western. 

Current Western Student?

Seamlessly continue your education and build connections within your familiar community. With dedicated faculty, a focus on environmental challenges, and tangible research contributions, you will make an impact, gain valuable skills, knowledge, and global opportunities that empower you to create lasting change in geography and the environment.

New to Western?

Embark on an immersive experience in a distinct academic community, fostering new connections and perspectives. Benefit from our programs, departmental resources, and expert faculty guidance, and start driving your success in the field.

Areas of Research

Our research strengths are in Environment, Development, and Health; Geographic Information Science; Physical Geography; and Urban Studies. The Department of Geography and Environment is home to state-of-the art computing, laboratory and other research facilities. Western also has a wide range of world-class facilities that support geographic and other cross disciplinary research.

Ready to apply?

Please see our  Finding a SupervisorAdmission Requirements and Application Process. 

For more information

We invite you to explore this website and to contact Lori Johnson, our Graduate Program Administrator, or Professor Godwin Arku, our Graduate Chair for more information on our program. You may also write or email any faculty member about research plans or interests.