Travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic may impact international students who choose to travel to Canada. Learn more about the requirements for international travel
IMPORTANT NOTE: Beginning February 18, 2022, everyone attending courses at a YukonU campus in-person must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All students enrolling in credit courses should:
- Read the Privacy Statement concerning the collection, use and confidentiality of personal information shared.
- Complete the Student Vaccine Attestation Form.
For more information, see our COVID response information.
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Yukon University is a publicly funded university, providing a wide range of programs to local and international students. We've earned a reputation for quality instruction and small class sizes, providing students with an outstanding educational experience. Our programming meets the needs of students and communities in the Yukon, and beyond.
I'm Gold, I've been in the Yukon and at Yukon College (now YukonU) for two years
"The college is my second home because I'm there all of the time, due to my heavy course load. The college is a place you would love; it has very nice and friendly instructors, small class sizes, you can get help anytime with some of your unanswered questions, and they help you choose the right courses to prepare you for your future. It's amazing at Yukon College and I'm very proud to be a part of it."
- Gold Ikeji, Nigeria
People here are really nice and friendly
"Also the class size is smaller than other colleges (now YukonU), so students and instructors can be really close to each other. Yukon College (now YukonU) is a PERFECT place for me to improve my English and have new experiences. If you are looking for place to study, just come to Yukon College without hesitating! You'll have fun."
- Shinhye Lee, Korea
We have space
Yukon has more than 40,000 people and a land mass of 474,713 km2 - this means our population density is 0.1 person per kilometre.
We have mountains
Yukon has 9 of the 10 highest mountains in Canada, including Mt. Logan - the second highest peak in North America.
We have light
Yukon enjoys 24 hours of daylight during summer solstice and 6 hours during winter solstice.
We have lots to do
Yukon has countless kilometres of breathtaking wilderness to explore along with festivals, events, dining, shopping, and opportunities to explore arts and culture in the North.