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Yukon University

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  1. Yukon University is a public university located in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. It was established in 2020, making it Canada's first university north of the 60th parallel.
  2. Prior to becoming a university, the institution was known as Yukon College and offered certificate, diploma, and degree programs in various fields of study.
  3. Yukon University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including business administration, education, Indigenous governance, environmental and natural resource sciences, and more.
  4. The university has partnerships with other institutions, including the University of Alberta, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Northern British Columbia, among others.
  5. Yukon University is committed to sustainability and offers programs and courses that focus on environmental and social responsibility. The university is also a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
  6. The university's campus is located in downtown Whitehorse, and includes modern classrooms, labs, and other facilities to support students and faculty.
  7. Yukon University has a strong focus on Indigenous education and offers programs and courses that incorporate Indigenous knowledge and perspectives.
  8. The university is also home to the Yukon Research Centre, which conducts research on a wide range of topics related to northern Canada, including climate change, resource management, and Indigenous health.
  9. Yukon University is a member of the University of the Arctic, an international network of universities and colleges that promotes education and research in the Arctic region.
  10. The university offers a range of student services, including academic advising, career services, counselling, and support for Indigenous students.

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