About Us

Welcome to the Collaborative Australian Postgraduate Sea Training Alliance Network (CAPSTAN). CAPSTAN provides interdisciplinary hands-on marine science training to students from across Australia. Our multi-university alliance brings together students and experts from across marine science disciplines on board RV Investigator facilitating institutional, industrial, and generational knowledge transferCAPSTAN is a first-of-its-kind program and will transform marine science education in Australia for generations to come.

2019 CAPSTAN voyage participants gather for a photo before boarding RV Investigator.

2019-2020 Member Universities

  • Charles Darwin University
  • Deakin University
  • Flinders University
  • James Cook University
  • Macquarie University
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Canberra
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of Western Australia