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A Yellowknife University?

The City of Yellowknife strongly supports welcoming a university presence in our community. A university presence in Yellowknife will yield economic benefits, ...

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University/Post-Secondary Advisory Committee

Council established the University/Post-Secondary Advisory Committee (UPAC) and adopted the Terms of Reference on May 28, 2018.

Read more about role and the terms of reference of the committee.

Feasibility Study

Council has contracted a consultant to determine the economic benefits of establishing a post-secondary institution in Yellowknife and to produce a feasibility study.

Work is currently underway and the report is expected in the fall of 2018.

Economic Benefits of a University


Other Circumpolar Universities

Universities are engines of success. Looking around the circumpolar world, there are many successful models to study.


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City of Yellowknife

4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Phone: (867) 920-5600