Are you a South African student or have recently graduated in the polar sciences and would like to get involved with APECSSA? We are always looking for more people! Send us a message or email us at You can also contact any of the National Committee members. If you are not yet a member of APECS you can register through their website.


The call to join our National Committee is now open! Read more here.

Applications close 31 October 2022.


Are you keen to become an active contributor to our page. If you wish to have access to this site and would like to post blogs, photos or videos to the page send us an email and we’ll add you on – it’s that easy! In the email please state:

  • Your name,
  • Current affiliation, and
  • Why you would like to have access.


Do you have an idea for an event or would like to organise one at your institution? Or are you perhaps a teacher and would like to invite a South African scientist to go to your school? Then contact us.


Are you a postdoctoral researcher or faculty member and would like to share your knowledge and assist emerging researchers with questions? Would you be willing to have emerging researchers contact you about questions on career decisions, writing skills, or your specific research area? Then contact us to find out more about the APECS Mentor program.

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