In the News 2018

Arctic Expedition a real ‘eye opener’ for NL students

The Telegram

By: Christine Hennebury

August, 24, 2018

Students on Ice participants had hands-on scientific and cultural experiences in the North

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Nova Scotia youth take expedition into the land of ice and snow

The Chronicle Herald

By: Jen Taplin

August, 19, 2018

Michaela Hammond and Dre Toney spent 2 weeks on an eye-opening Students on Ice expedition to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland.

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Eskasoni teen part of student expedition to Greenland

The Cape Breton Post

By: Jen Taplin

August, 17, 2018

Beach. Fortnite. Part-time jobs. That’s what many Nova Scotia teens are up to this summer but not Michaela Hammond and Dre Toney. They spent two weeks in July looking for polar bears, experiencing Inuit culture and hiking the tundra on an international Arctic expedition.

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Arctic trip changed 19-year-old’s views on animal hunting

Singapore Today

By: Wong Pei Ting

August, 15, 2018

Yale environmental studies undergraduate Victoria Lim, 19, had previously taken a dim view of seal hunting. But having returned last week from a trip to the Arctic, she found her view challenged.

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Youth from N.L. take part in unique Arctic expedition with 2018 Students on Ice

The Western Star

By: Sam McNeish

August, 15, 2018

Polina Konstantinov and Adena Peters of St. John’s, were part of a group of youth that took part in the 2018 Students on Ice Arctic expedition.

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Youth from N.L. take part in unique Arctic expedition with 2018 Students on Ice

St John's Telegram

By: Sam McNeish

August, 13, 2018

Polina Konstantinov and Adena Peters of St. John’s, were part of a group of youth that took part in the 2018 Students on Ice Arctic expedition.

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Two Inuvik youth participate in Students on Ice expedition

Northern News Services

By: Samantha McKay

August, 10, 2018

Two Inuvik youth – Mataya Gillis and Kristi Voudrach – were among eight students from the Northwest Territories who participated in this year’s two-week-long Students on Ice (SOI) Arctic Expedition. The expedition began and ended in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland with 130 students from 20 countries joining the July 23 to August 7 journey.

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City student joined youth from around world on ship-based Arctic expedition

The Peterborough Examiner

By: Jessica Nyznik

August, 09, 2018

A city high school student learned about the realities of living in the arctic on a recent expedition with youth from around the world.

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Des jeunes voyagent dans le Grand-Nord et racontent leur expérience

Radio Canada

By: Marie St- Onge

August, 08, 2018

Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est Student Climate Ambassadors Julianne Jager and Louis-Philippe St-Arnaud share their experience on the 2018 Arctic Expedition

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Students visit Northern Canada and Greenland

CBC Metro Morning

By: Matt Galloway

August, 08, 2018

A 16 year-old (Zara Salman) just returned from a trip to the Arctic where she was part of an international program that brings students into northern communities. She learned about self-governance, traditions, life in the north and climate change.

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N.W.T. students voyage across Arctic Ocean to discover importance of the North

CBC North

By: Allison Chandler

August, 07, 2018

8 students from Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvik, Nahanni Butte and Yellowknife on this year’s Students on Ice trip

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Interview with 2018 SOI Arctic Expedition Participants from Ottawa

CTV Ottawa

July, 24, 2018

CTV Ottawa interviewed Louis-Philippe St-Arnaud, an Ottawa-based student participating in the 2018 SOI Arctic Expedition.

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Staten Island teen embarks on Arctic expedition

SILive

By: Annalise Knudson

July, 30, 2018

Hoping to learn and try new things, Gabrielle Ryan, 16, couldn’t miss the opportunity to embark on a two-week Arctic expedition with 130 students from around the world

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Brooklyn student prepares to journey to North Pole

News 12- The Bronx

July, 22, 2018

A Brooklyn man has the chance to take an Arctic trip thanks to a special program.

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Local Teacher To Embark on Arctic Expedition

Portage Online

By: Tessa Lupkowski

June, 19, 2018

A Portage Collegiate Institute teacher will be spending a couple of weeks in the Arctic Circle this summer. Jessica Painter is one of five teachers from across Canada to receive the $13,000 Teachers on Ice Scholarship.

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PCI teacher selected for Arctic expedition

Portage Daily

By: Aaron Wilgosh

June, 19, 2018

Portage Collegiate Institute teacher Jessica Painter received a $13,000 scholarship and will be heading to the Arctic Circle for two weeks this summer as one of five teachers selected to take part in the ‘Students on Ice’ program funded through the Natural Sciences of Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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19-year-old is first Singaporean to embark on award-winning Arctic expedition

Today Online

By: Wong Pei Ting

July, 19, 2018

Yale University undergraduate Victoria Lim is the first Singaporean to take part in the award-winning Canadian programme called Students on Ice.

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