STUDENTS ON ICE is an award-winning organization offering unique educational expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Our mandate is to provide students, educators and scientists from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the Earth and, in doing so, help them foster a new understanding and respect for the planet.

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Your donation helps to provide youth from around the world with life-changing expeditions as well as post expedition leadership support, education and career opportunities. Thanks to the generous support of donors and partners, more than 2,600 students from 52 countries have benefitted from the Students on Ice program.

Welcome to Students on Ice!



Upcoming Expeditions


Antarctic Expedition 2014

December 26, 2014 - January 8, 2015

(Departure date may change based on gateway city)

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Arctic Expedition 2015
July 27 - August 10, 2015
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What's New!


Connecting to nature in Canada's national parks

Canada's national parks are an integral part of every SOI Arctic
expedition. They
provide an unparalleled classroom for
connecting youth to nature and fostering an understanding and
appreciation for the people, plants and animals that shape this
incredible land.

Follow the journey through this captivating video, beautifully
illustrating the impact of nature on youth around the world.

This video was produced in partnership with Parks Canada.
Photo (c) Martin Lipman

There's more to the Arctic than meets the eye!

Explore Expedition Arctic for a virtual journey through the Arctic

with scientists from the Canadian Museum of Nature and

Students on Ice as they discover amazing biodiversity, vibrant

landscapes and more!






Click on the banners below to retrace our
most recent educational expeditions!








Q&A with expedition doctor Katherine Breen
SOI educator Q&A with Richard Ryan
U of A student’s Antarctic expedition explores climate change
Olle Carlsson reflects on his career at the ends of the earth



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