Get into Research Student Panel | Wed. Sept. 20 | 12-1pm | Pit with Pizza
Curious about research at YukonU? Hoping to find a job on campus or start your own project? Stop by the Pit to learn more from students actively working on research projects!
Zumba Classes for Students and Staff| Every Monday | 12-1pm | Gym
Bring your indoor shoes, a water bottle and some energy for this free fitness class! All levels welcome. (No classes on Monday October 2nd and 9th in observance of the holidays.)
|Final day to change programs
Departmental approval required
|Fri, Sep 15 2023|
|Final day to add, drop, or change courses
Final day for refund
|Fri, Sep 15 2023|
|National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (observed) - YukonU closed||Mon, Oct 2 2023|
|Deadline to apply for Fall 2023 awards||Tues, Oct 3 2023|
|Thanksgiving - YukonU closed||Mon, Oct 9 2023|
|Registration opens for Winter 2024||Mon, Oct 16 2023|
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 three clubs looking for new members!
YukonU Handgames Club - Starting the week of October 2nd, the Handgames Club will be hosting games in the gym from 12-1pm every Friday.
YukonU Chess Club
Will be looking for players to join soon - stay tuned for more information!
YukonU Basketball Club
Bring your indoor shoes, a water bottle, and get ready to shoot some hoops! All students and skill levels welcome.
Saturday, 8pm-10pm, Gym
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.
Every Thursday, 12pm-1pm, Kinnikinnick Kaff
YukonU Beading Club
Drop in weekly to start your next project and learn traditional beading techniques from Elders on campus. All students and skill levels welcome!
Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm, Samay Thia Lounge
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.
Get feedback on your writing: WriteAway
WriteAway tutors provide feedback on course-based academic writing assignments keeping in mind the objective of developing the academic writing skills of the writer. Tutors will refer requests not related to the student’s academic career to other service providers.
This new service will complement the services already provided by the Writing Centre and Academic Support Centre. For more information or to submit a draft assignment, please visit writeaway.ca or yukonu.ca/asc.
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 Fall 2023 awards is Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
External Awards and Financial Aid Opportunities
Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship - Application dates: September 1 - October 13
Stantec is committed to providing a platform to support the next generation of leaders and champions in our industry, and we are focused on growing diversity within the science, technology, engineering, art/architecture, and math (STEAM) fields.
We believe everyone has a right to education, and we are committed to providing people in historically underrepresented and Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) groups with financial aid.
You can learn more and start an application at STANTEC.COM/EQUITYANDDIVERSITYSCHOLARSHIP.
CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program - Deadline to contact YukonU Financial Aid Advisor is September 22
If you are interested in this award please contact us directly at email@example.com to confirm you meet the below eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for nomination - do not apply directly for the bursary.
The Colleges and Institutes Canada Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program provides financial support to college and institute students that demonstrate financial need and face challenges or barriers to participating in and completing post-secondary education. Students attending colleges or institutes in rural, remote, or northern areas will be given preference for the bursaries of up to $5,000 each.
Eligibility for this bursary is as follows:
-must be the first time attended a post-secondary (university or college)
-must be enrolled full-time in the first or second year of a multi-year program
-must be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, permanent resident, or a protected person
-have overcome challenges/barriers to attend YukonU
-involved in community
-willing to secure three letters of recommendation
-willing to write a 1,500 word essay
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.
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.