Semester in the North

Brief description:

Join students in the Northern ENCS Program and spend a semester at Yukon University in Whitehorse, getting hands on experience and credit towards your degree.


Open to ENCS, Forestry, BA students (limited spaces available). Specific course credits to be
determined in conjunction with your advisor.

Costs of Participation

Flights: approximately $600 return

Housing (Yukon University): approximately $550/month (subject to availability; prospective students should submit YC housing applications as soon as possible as on-campus housing is extremely limited)

Tuition: standard UAlberta fees approx. $3000 ($532/course plus fees)

Yukon University fees: $180 (registration and technology access)

How to Apply:

Application Process: Complete and submit an online application. Applications will be
reviewed as received, and spaces assigned on a first come basis.

Application Deadlines:

Deadline for Winter term: October 15th

Deadline for Fall term: March 27th

Questions? Contact Gabe Rivest at or Katie Aitken at