Yukon University


We’re less than one year away from the transition to Yukon University.

The graphic below represents some of the work that has been completed or is currently underway, in partnership with the Government of the Yukon. We are currently working towards May 2020 as the official launch.

From Yukon College to Yukon University

Below are some of the contributing milestones and years in which they were or will be completed on our journey to become Yukon University.

Year Milestone
2015 Land use plan
2015–2016 Program and services review, university transition budget, and YC socio-economic impact study
2016-2017 Development of external quality assurance (QA) process (YG), submission to external QA Board, and development of a variety of integrated operational plans
2017-18* Launch of Climate Change and Public Policy post-graduate certificate.
Yukon Government Regulation passed to offer Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Governance.
Confirmation of readiness from Campus Alberta Quality Council - academically and organizationally – to offer degrees.
Yukon University campaign plan developed.
2018-19 Launch of Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Governance
Development of Yukon University brand
2019-2020 Yukon University Act approved in Legislature
Launch of Bachelor of Business Administration
Official launch of Yukon University
Implementation of Yukon University brand across all campuses
First anticipated graduates of inaugural degree
2020-2021 Beginning the development of the first Yukon University Strategic Plan and Academic Plan
2021-2022 Anticipated launch of Bachelor of Arts in Northern Studies

* each year runs July 1 to June 30