Win an evening with Dr Neil Degrasse Tyson - College of Science - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Win an evening with Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist, author and world-renowned science communicator — Neil deGrasse Tyson — is coming to Christchurch and we are giving you the chance to meet him. All you need to do is enter the “I love science this much” competition and share your passion for science in any way you like: storytelling, music, art, photos, video — it’s up to you!

There are 30 prize packs to be won! If you’re one of our lucky winners you will get:

  • two tickets to see Neil deGrasse Tyson’s A Cosmic Perspective, 4 July at the Horncastle Arena  
  • a group photo with Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • return transport from the University of Canterbury to the show
  • a tour of UC's new $200 million Regional Science and Innovation Centre
  • a meeting with UC academic staff
  • an evening meal before the show
  • free bed and breakfast accommodation close to UC

Who can enter?

Year 11, Year 12 or Year 13 students in New Zealand

Competition dates and entry details

  • Competition opens: Wednesday 5 April 2017
  • Entries close: Monday 15 May at 5pm 2017
  • Winners announced: Friday 26 May 2017

Download a competition poster

Apply now


Contact details:
Post: College of Science Outreach, Univeristy of Canterbury, Private Bag, 4800, Christchurch 8140

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