Yukon University Act print out

The Yukon University Act has officially passed Third Reading during the fall sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. Once it has received assent and come into force, the Act will set the legal framework for a university in Yukon Canada's first university north of 60. 

Haul Truck grads
The graduating class of this fall’s haul truck operator program (left to right): Krista Ladue, Tara Ollie, Destiny Skidmore, Shirley Ladue, Katherine Atkinson, Chelsea Etzel and Melissa Ladue.

WHITEHORSE, YT — On Monday, October 21, 2019 seven Kaska Dena women, along with instructors, families and friends celebrated the completion of a haul truck operator program in Ross River.  

WEKH cover photo

November 19th marks the official launch of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) North at Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E), Yukon College.


NEI Team
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Northern Energy Innovation, Dr. Michael Ross (far right) with his student research team, at Yukon Energy, summer 2019.

Yukon College has once again made the list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges, jumping to the top spot for number of paid student researchers compared to other similarly sized institutions.

Paul FlahertyWHITEHORSE, YT — The Yukon College community is saddened by the passing of former board of governors' chair Paul Flaherty.

student at admissionsWHITEHORSE, YT—Applications are now open for future students wishing to begin programs and courses in September 2020. 

I&E team
Innovation & Entrepreneurship team (L - R): Alessia Guthrie, Lauren Manekin Beille, , Bronwen Duncan and Clement Richard. Missing: Caitlyn MacMaster. 

WHITEHORSE— Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) at Yukon College has broadened its supports for Yukon trailblazers. Formerly known as Cold Climate Innovation (CCI), the change in name is linked to an expansion in both the services the team provides and the type of innovators they support.