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Welcome to Gateway Antarctica

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.

UC Innovators' winning ideas announced

5 February 2016 UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Programme has announced the winning student ventures, coinciding with the official opening of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship. (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. You can learn a lot about yourself and your fellows...’

Sira Engelbertz PhD in Antarctic Studies
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Check out our 2016 Semester 1 Course ANTA102 Antarctica: The Cold Continent
Now calling for Abstracts for the 2016 SCAR Open Science Conference.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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See our PhD students in Antarctica

Public Talks

Free series of talks hosted by Gateway Antarctica

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