School of Environmental Sciences


In the School of Environmental Sciences (SES) we teach, study, and conduct research, in the life and physical sciences to address critical environmental issues and processes related to the lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.

SES provides and fosters academic excellence in a diverse suite of undergraduate and graduate programs focused on the comprehensive study of biotic and abiotic interactions and environmental issues in natural and managed ecosystems.

SES is a highly respected, research-intensive community that promotes communication and collaboration among academics, industry and government at the provincial, national and international levels. We also provide a portal for your exploration of the University of Guelph's extraordinary strength in environmental sciences.

Upcoming Events

Oct 21

Environmental Determinants impacting the health and sustainability of traditional food systems in

Oct 21

Tom Thomson,  A Century Later: His Rural Art and Mysterious Death

Oct 26

CRISPR - Cas systems: from adaptive immunity to genome editing machines

Featured News

 We are excited to have Sarah Jane and Wojciech for our 2015 and 2016 season. Soft Turns is the collaborative effort of Sarah Jane Gorlitz (MFA Malmo Art Academy, 2011) and Wojciech Olejnik (MFA University of Waterloo, 2002).


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