Gateway Antarctica is the centre for Antarctic studies and research at the University of Canterbury.
The Centre aims to contribute to increased understanding and more effective management of the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean by being a focal point and a catalyst for an Antarctic scholarship, attracting national and international participation in collaborative research, analysis, learning and networking.
The Fund was established to support scholarships and research.
Gateway Antarctica researchers work on projects in areas such as engineering in extreme environments, Antarctica's role in climate change, connections between Antarctica and New Zealand and human influences in and on Antarctica. We play an important role in policy advice and advocacy and participate in international forums.