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UCA Student Resources

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Grants & Scholarships

Find support to further your education and launch a career underground engineering.

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Are You Down for That?

Explore the underground and discover where a career in tunneling could take you.

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Competitions & Awards

It's never too early to make your mark on the industry.

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Student Chapters & Involvement

Join a UCA student chapter and open the door to a career in underground.

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Student Membership & Privileges

Your connection to the top professionals and students in the underground space.

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Publishing & Peer Review

UCA offers a prestigious path to authoring and presenting papers.

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Championing the issues and perception of the underground construction industry for the greater good.

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Student Chapters and Professional Sections

A Truly Global Society for Mining

Student Chapters and Professional Sections