A new open online course on Circumpolar Innovation, offered by the University of Saskatchewan, looks to answer how innovation and technology can improve life for people in the North. Starting on February 23, 2015 the course is a truly open online course (TOOC) that anybody, anywhere can take through the Canvas Network.

The Arctic Council Secretariat is looking for an intern interested in learning the aspects of working in an international environment. The internship will be full time for 4-6 months beginning in early 2015, and it's suitable for a bachelor or master student within relevant fields of study. Application deadline: 28 December 2...

U.S. Embassy in Sweden hosted on November 25th, 2014, the world premiere of four short films that U.S. Embassy Stockholm made with Swedish superstar Felix Herngren and the World Wildlife Fund highlighting climate change and the Arctic.   Please see the trailer for Our Shared Arctic below. The full playlist can be found here

Experience life in another North by studying at another UArctic partner, if you are currently a student at a participating UArctic member institution. See the north2north program page for more details.

ACUNS scholarships announced

Fri, Nov 21, 2014
The ACUNS Canadian Northern Studies Trust offers a variety of awards in support of northern research at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral level. The competition for the 2015-16 is now open!

Five master’s degree programs at the University of Lapland, Finland will be open for applications December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015. The programs are Arctic Art and Design, Comparative Social Work, International and Comparative Law, Media Education, and Tourism, Culture and International Management. Studies start in Sept 2015.

High North Dialogue week

Fri, Nov 07, 2014
In March each year politicians and outstanding representatives of research and business get the opportunity to meet  the future leaders of the High North – and vice versa. It happens during the High North Dialogue week in Bodø: Master-, PhD courses and Conference. The main focus in 2015 is Arctic Business & Security. Mond...

At their recent meeting in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, UArctic’s Board of Governors appointed fourteen students to the first ever group of UArctic Student Ambassador. Nominated by individual UArctic higher education institution members, ambassador appointments are for a three year term.