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Welcome to Gateway Antarctica

Gateway Antarctica is the Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research at the University of Canterbury. The Centre 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 students make the world their campus

22 December 2016 With summer here, hundreds of UC students are heading around the globe to gain hands-on experiences, learn new skills and make a difference in communities near and far. (read article)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

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‘Antarctica provides a very unique case to study the human relationship with nature...’

Sira Engelbertz PhD in Antarctic Studies
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Announcements and Events:

  • Semester 1 commences 20 Feb. Check out ANTA102 Antarctica: The Cold Continent

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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See our PhD students in Antarctica

Public Talks

Free series of Antarctic talks. Last Wednesday of the month.

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