Student Life Newsletter

Poster for the Great Leaps Talent show - illustrated perfomers

Great Leaps Talent Show

Date: -
Location: Kinnikinnick Kaff

Join us for an extravaganza of talent at the Great Leaps Talent Show!

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Free Write Fridays with Ivan Coyote

Date: -
Location: Room A2402 Ayamdigut Campus 

Bring your ideas, your laptop or pen and paper and your coffee mug, and join us for a free write session. Open to all genres and all writers. This is a chance to show up for yourself and your writing in a friendly and mutually supportive space.

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Illustrated promotion featuring people and books.

Free Write Fridays with Ivan Coyote

Date: -
Location: Room A2402 Ayamdigut Campus 

Bring your ideas, your laptop or pen and paper and your coffee mug, and join us for a free write session. Open to all genres and all writers. This is a chance to show up for yourself and your writing in a friendly and mutually supportive space.

More details
Illustrated promotion featuring people and books.

Free Write Fridays with Ivan Coyote

Date: -
Location: Room A2402 Ayamdigut Campus 

Bring your ideas, your laptop or pen and paper and your coffee mug, and join us for a free write session. Open to all genres and all writers. This is a chance to show up for yourself and your writing in a friendly and mutually supportive space.

More details
Illustrated promotion featuring people and books.

Free Write Fridays with Ivan Coyote

Date: -
Location: Room A2402 Ayamdigut Campus 

Bring your ideas, your laptop or pen and paper and your coffee mug, and join us for a free write session. Open to all genres and all writers. This is a chance to show up for yourself and your writing in a friendly and mutually supportive space.

More details
Illustrated promotion featuring people and books.

Free Write Fridays with Ivan Coyote

Date: -
Location: Room A2402 Ayamdigut Campus 

Bring your ideas, your laptop or pen and paper and your coffee mug, and join us for a free write session. Open to all genres and all writers. This is a chance to show up for yourself and your writing in a friendly and mutually supportive space.

More details

 


 

Heritage Day
YukonU closed
Final day to withdraw or change to audit
Final day to withdraw or change to audit from credit courses without academic penalty
Good Friday
YukonU closed
Final day to apply to graduate
Final day to submit an application to graduate if completing program this term
Easter Monday
YukonU closed
Final day to defer applications for Spring/Summer 2024
Final day of regularly scheduled classes for Winter 2024
Replacement day
If needed
Examination period begins
Examination period ends
Final grades are to be submitted within five (5) working days after either the last class or final exam, whichever is later

Student life opportunities

View student clubs and activities View athletics and recreation information View First Nations support services View volunteer opportunities

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
Email: basketballclub@yukonu.ca

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 
Email: bmelancon@yukonu.ca

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 fibreartsclub@yukonu.ca. 
Every Tuesday, 12pm-1pm, Kinnikinnick Kaff
Email: fibreartsclub@yukonu.ca

YukonU jack.org 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.
Email: jack.orgclub@yukonu.ca

Check out all our current clubs, or email studentlife@yukonu.ca 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 studentlife@yukonu.ca! 


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. 

Inderjeet

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.