Student Life Newsletter



Final day to defer applications for Fall 2024
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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Student life opportunities

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Join a club!

Clubs are a great way to build skills, get involved at YukonU, meet students with similar interests, and add leadership experience to your resume. Currently we have several clubs looking for new members!

YukonU Basketball Club 
Bring your indoor shoes, a water bottle, and get ready to shoot some hoops! All students and skill levels welcome. 
Every Saturday, 8pm-10pm, Gym

YukonU Beading Club
Drop in weekly to start your next project and learn traditional beading techniques from Elders on campus. Supplies are provided for free for students. All skill levels welcome! 
Every Wednesday, 1pm-3pm, Samay Thia Lounge 

YukonU Fibre Arts Club
Bring a project to work on in the company of other crafters! We welcome crafters of all levels to practice skills and work in a supportive and inclusive setting. Connect with us at 
Every Tuesday, 12pm-1pm, Kinnikinnick Kaff

YukonU Club
Join fellow mental health advocates working together to end stigma around mental health at YukonU. This club has resources, activities and workshops that create a safe space to spread awareness and understanding.

Check out all our current clubs, or email to start your own.

Get active!

The gymnasium is open throughout the week for drop-in sports including volleyball, basketball, soccer, badminton and more. We are also offering some fitness classes and weekly games of indoor soccer and flag football.

Or work out with a friend in the Fitness Centre any day of the week.

Learn more

YukonU Student Life Activities and Events

Do you have an idea for an event or activity you would like to see happen at YukonU? Let us know at! 

Upcoming Awards and Financial Aid Opportunities

Visit the YukonU website to see all of our awards and financial aid opportunities. The deadline to apply for Winter 2024 awards is Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

Employment opportunities 

YukonU job postings  YuWin job board

Yukon University is not responsible for, and makes no representations regarding, the safety, wages, working conditions, working environment, skills, work ethic, taxes, personal injury or any aspect of employment arising out of or connected with third party jobs posted. We reserve the right to monitor all employment postings and to refuse a posting in Yukon University's sole discretion.




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Zach kneeling next to monitor

Industrial disturbance and wolverines

Master’s student Zachary Fogel is studying the impact of industrial disturbance on wolverines in the Klondike goldfields with the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, and Government of Yukon Department of Environment. 


International student, to researcher, to lab technician

Inderjeet Kaur arrived at YukonU as an international student and is now teaching introductory chemistry and running the YukonU Research Centre lab!
Anna Billowits

Collaborative health research

Master's student Anna Billowits believes that health-related research can be made relevant and useful to everyone through collaboration.
Sara and David

Understanding food insecurity in Yukon communities 

YukonU researchers are assessing food security in the Yukon by looking at the effects of food hamper distributions to communities during the pandemic.