The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites Early Career Scientists (ECS) to apply for the IASC Fellowship Program 2016. Applications should be sent by 15 November 2015.

UArctic Days were organised at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), at Kuopio campus on 29th of September, and at Joensuu campus on 30th of September 2015. The days provided information on UArctic activities and possibilities for research cooperation, education and student exchange.

We are excited to invite you to the first UArctic Congress, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from September 12-16, 2016. Hosted by Saint Petersburg State University, the inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 will feature Science and Meeting sections, including: 

UArctic's Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education, approved by the UArctic Council in June 2015, has launched their new web pages. The goal of the Northern Nursing Education Network is to address the accessibility and quality of baccalaureate nursing education in the northern regions.

The European University at Saint-Petersburg (EUSP) is calling out to open minds interested in the three international Master's degree programs in Russian Studies, Energy Politics or Russian Cultural History. Apply by October 30, 2015 (for the spring 2016 semester) or April 30, 2016 (for the fall 2016 semester).

An activity of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law, The Eighth Polar Law Symposium was held September 23-26 at both the University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Anchorage. The next symposium will be held 5–10 October, 2016 at the University of Akureyri, Iceland.