2015 media releases
Our recent media releases.
20 August 2015: GCSE geography’s popularity continues to increase
Number of students studying geography GCSE increases for fourth consecutive year, with 3864 candidates sitting an exam in England than in 2014.
13 August 2015: Big increase in numbers taking geography A Level
Geography sees 13% increase in A Level candidates – the largest percentage increase of any major A Level with more than 10,000 candidates.
8 July 2015: Expedition set to explore No Man's Lands
No Man’s Land expedition to travel 6000 miles through 19 countries exploring the origins and development of No Man’s Lands and uncovering their impacts on modern day society.
5 May 2015: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) honours top geographers
Professor Michael Batty and Paul Theroux have both been awarded Royal Medals as part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.
3 March 2015: Britain from the Air to launch in Leeds
Leeds’ Victoria Gardens will soon be the location of a remarkable free outdoor exhibition of aerial photographs as part of a wider initiative by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to encourage the public to discover more about the UK’s places, environments and people.
13 February 2015: Honours for highest achieving geography pupils
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2014 geography examinations.