Department of Geography

Ms R Pienaar

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
Department: Geography
Tel: 011 471 2243


  • BSc. Geography and Environmental Management (UJ)
  • BSc. (Hons) Geography (UJ)

Currently teaching

GGH3705 - Assessing Environmental Impacts

Fields of academic interests

Teaching Interests

  • Climatology
  • Geomorphology
  • Environmental issues

Research Interests

  • Geography of Education
  • Physical Geography

Field of Specialisation

  • Geography of Education
  • ODL Teaching and learning

Journal articles

  • Pienaar, R and T. M. McKay. (2014). Mapping Socio-Economic Status, Geographical Location and Matriculation Pass Rates in Gauteng, South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 32(1), 105-123.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • The Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) - Member
  • South African National Geography Olympiad - Committee Member