Earth, Sea, Antarctic and Environment

Benefits specific to your course

Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness

Meet your Catalyst Ambassador

View Dr Emma Pharo's profile

As a Natural Environment and Wilderness student in the Catalyst Program, you will connect with likeminded staff and students through an annual calendar of networking events, guest speaker visits and special seminars.

As a Catalyst student, you can receive up to $2,500 in scholarship funds if you successfully apply to undertake a semester exchange with one of these or another of the 150 partner institutions of the University of Tasmania.

Summer research project
You will have the chance to investigate environmental change in Tasmania’s landscapes through a Summer Research Project. Under the supervision of an experienced academic, you will contribute to research that investigates genuine issues in Tasmania. Example projects could be assessing bushfire management in urban bushland, investigating impacts of bush walkers on tracks in wilderness areas, or assessing social change in mountain bike track developments.

Through negotiation with your supervisor, you will have the opportunity to align your project with a research topic that interests you. As a Catalyst Student, you'll receive a scholarship of $3,000 to support your project.


Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science

Meet your Catalyst Ambassador

View Dr Taryn Noble's profile

As a Marine and Antarctic Science student in the Catalyst Program, you will connect with likeminded staff and students through an annual calendar of networking events, guest speaker visits and special seminars. You will also have the opportunity to accompany staff on research trips across Tasmania’s wilderness areas.

As a Catalyst student, you can receive up to $2,500 in scholarship funds if you successfully apply to undertake a semester exchange with one of these or another of the 150 partner institutions of the University of Tasmania.

Summer research project
You will have the chance to apply for a Summer Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic. Past projects have covered a wide range of subjects such as Climate-driven changes in ocean oxygen, Reconstructing dust deposition and biological productivity in the polar frontal region, and sampling for paleoceanographic reconstructions of ocean circulation and productivity.

Through negotiation with your supervisor, you will have the opportunity to align your project with a research topic that interests you. As a Catalyst Student, you'll receive a scholarship of $3,000 to support your project.