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Gateway 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.

Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015 Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015. (read article)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

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‘UC has great connections with Antarctica...’

Wills Dobson Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
Atmospheric Technician, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
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Enrolments are now open for ANTA101 our online, summer introductory Antarctic course

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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See our PhD students in Antarctica

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Free lecture series hosted by Gateway Antarctica

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