University College of the North

“This partnership will ensure that the rich history of the Treaties in Manitoba and Canada will be preserved and honoured through our academic programming and student development. UCN and the TRCM will work collaboratively to ensure that Treaty and Treaty matters will be understood through course and curriculum development and delivery.” ~ Dr. Denise K. Henning, President and Vice Chancellor, University College of the North

“Treaties were made to create opportunities for all people in Manitoba. This partnership will enhance the understanding of the Treaty relationship and work to reconcile the true history of our province and the true Spirit and Intent of Treaties. Our scholars; our future leaders need to take pride in our rich history as we forge to build a stronger future.” ~ Treaty Commissioner Dennis White Bird

“The University College of the North is an institution devoted to community and northern development and reflects the Aboriginal reality and cultural diversity of northern Manitoba.”

The University College of the North will:

  • Provide an integrated college and university approach to offer northern Manitoba greater access to the breadth of post-secondary education
  • Provide post-secondary education and training fundamental to the social and economic development of northern Manitoba in a culturally sensitive and collaborative manner
  • Provide the learner with community centered education and training characterized by a culture of openness, inclusiveness and tolerance and respectful of Aboriginal and northern values”

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