Background & History

The Society of South African Geographers was founded in 1994 when the Society for Geography and South African Geographical Society joined together. The union of South Africa's two Geographical Societies was an historic event. The merger initiative started in earnest...

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Important Links

Important Links AAG – Association of American Geographers IGU – International Geographical Union ICA – International Cartographic Association RGS – Royal Geographical Society SAGTA – The Southern

Contact details of Geography Departments at South African Universities

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Forms & Other Downloads

Forms & Other Downloads ,Download the application form for 2018 here. (Please note: Closing date for registrations 28 February 2018) Download the renewal form for 2018 membership here.

Important Links

Important Links AAG – Association of American Geographers IGU – International Geographical Union ICA – International Cartographic Association RGS – Royal Geographical Society SAGTA – The Southern

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Forms & Other Downloads

Forms & Other Downloads ,Download the application form for 2018 here. (Please note: Closing date for registrations 28 February 2018) Download the renewal form for 2018 membership here.

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South African National Geography Olympiad (SANGO)

Outcome of South Africa’s Geography Olympiad 2017 The Southern African Geography Teachers’ Association (SAGTA) and the Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) are proud to announce the outcome of the first South African Geography Olympiad! As we evolve, we hope...

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SSAG student conference at UFS 2013

Mr G Myburgh Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2012 Bronze medal winner (Best masters by research dissertation) View full gallery here. Abstract of Thesis The impact of...

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Background & History

The Society of South African Geographers was founded in 1994 when the Society for Geography and South African Geographical Society joined together. The union of South Africa's two Geographical Societies was an historic event. The merger initiative started in earnest...

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About the SSAG

THE SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICAN GEOGRAPHERS The Society of South African Geographers was founded in 1994 when the (then) Society for Geography and the South African Geographical Society joined together (see History). THE MERGER The union of South Africa's two...

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Past Office Bearers

Society of South African Geographers: Presidents 1995-present President Date President Date Prof IJ van der Merwe 1995-97 Prof G Visser 2007-2009 Dr UJ Fairhurst 1997-99 Prof C Seethal 2009-2011 Prof R Fox 2000-2002 Prof S Oldfield 2011-June 2014 Prof M Meadows...

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Council Members and Portfolios

  SSAG Council members November 2018 NAME AFFILIATION ADDRESS CONTACT PORTFOLIO Prof Tracey  McKay UNISA Florida campus, Department of Environmental Sciences   P/Bag X6, Florida, 1710 011-6709461 mckaytjm@unisa.ac.za President Education Prof Luke Sandham North West...

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Geography Education News

Standards Generated Body for Geography The Standards Generated Body (SGB) for Geography has finally met. After some years of negotiations with the South Africa Qualifications Authority, the SGB for Geography was gazetted (18 December) and given financial support....

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Journal

The most recent journal can be found here. Notes to contributors Please download the stylesheet document here The South African Geographical Journal considers publication

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