Prospective Students


Thank you for your interest in the Department of Geography and Environment at Western. Our graduate program provides students with a wide range of exciting opportunities. Student’s benefit from Western’s:

The Department’s 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 Application Process, Graduate Opportunities and Admission Requirements.

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