In response to NWT, Yellowknife advocates for hosting polytechnic university

November 8, 2018

The City of Yellowknife has issued a statement regarding the Government of the Northwest Territories’ response to the Findings and Recommendations of Aurora College, maintaining that the city is “an optimal headquarters location” for the new university. In particular, the city points to its population, amenities, employment and recreational opportunities, and interest from prospective students as good reasons for the university to be located in the Yellowknife. “While the GNWT’s response doesn’t declare a location for a university headquarters,” said Councillor Julian Morse, “the City has a clear vision to support NWT students to a new level of academic achievement here at home.”