Welcome to Gateway Antarctica

Gateway Antarctica logoGateway Antarctica is the centre for Antarctic studies and research at the University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica plays a leading role in the quest for knowledge in a diverse range of national and international Antarctic research projects. This includes areas such as engineering in extreme environments, Antarctica as driver of (and responder to) climate change, connections between Antarctica and New Zealand, and human influences in and on Antarctica.

UC commended in quality audit

24 March 2015 A four-year academic audit report has commended the UC on wide-ranging and effective contributions made by students to the university's planning, reviews and services. (read article)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

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‘Canterbury’s Gateway Antarctic research centre was a great pull for me to study at UC...’

Jodi Gustafson Exchange Student
Research Assistant, Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP)
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