Yukon University, the first university in Canada's north, is a "hybrid university" where students are able to access degrees, diplomas, certificates, trades, and academic upgrading. We are a world leader in education that bridges Indigenous traditional knowledge with Western school of thought. Our expertise focuses on sustainable resource development, climate change, and Indigenous self-determination and governance.
What People Are Saying
"With Yukon First Nations as full partners, the university is creating space to immerse students in the incredible knowledge and innovation of our people."
— Kluane Adamek, Assembly of First Nations Yukon Regional Chief, Read More
"Yukon University is poised to be a cutting-edge institution for northern research and innovation, creating solutions for environmental, economic, and social issues and generating knowledge that serves the North in the 21st century."
— Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon Territory, Read More
"Nowhere else in Canada can I attend a class on Yukon First Nations self-government, meet with Elders who negotiated the agreements, and hear about the challenges and successes from people who are actively laying the foundation in implementing the agreements. Yukon University is my university."
— Lucy-Anne Kaye, Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Governance student, Read More
"Yukon U will enable Yukon First Nations citizens to remain at home to achieve the post-secondary education they desire while continuing to be important contributors to their communities."
— Peter Johnston, Council of Yukon First Nations Grand Chief, Read More