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UC Student heading to Antartica after winning Sir Peter Blake prize

Angus Watson

 

 

 

 

Angus Watson, a UC graduate of Honours in Mechatronics Engineering has recently been awarded a Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship. Watson will use his scholarship to allow him to live in Antartica for six weeks later in the year which will provide him with the optimum opportunity to collate energy data important to the future of the frozen continent.  This is not the first scholarship that Watson has been awarded due to his interesting field of study and his qualifications.  Watson said of his research “I can’t wait to get down there. I live and breathe adventure. My passion for pushing the boundaries, while protecting our beautiful planet, is what has driven me to pursue a career dedicated to developing sustainable energy systems”. Read more here