Vision, Mission & Core Values
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The department aspires to be:

A department of international repute committed to scholarly excellence in geography and environmental studies


Deriving from the vision, the department’s mission is:

To provide dynamic leadership in the teaching, research, consultancy and outreach services in geography and environmental studies for the benefit of humanity and sustainable development


To realize its vision and mission, the department shall be guided by the following core values:

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Creativity and innovativeness
  3. Freedom of thought and expression
  4. Quality customer service
  5. Good corporate governance
  6. Responsible citizenship


The key guiding principles of the department are:

  1. Professionalism in all aspects
  2. Inclusiveness and equity
  3. Commitment to integrity
  4. Social and academic mentorship
  5. Respect for and conservation of the environment