Aurora releases $500M facilities plan to transform into polytechnic university

Aurora College’s transformation team has released a $500M facilities plan as part of the process to change the institution into a polytechnic university. The new Yellowknife campus is estimated to cost $364.6M. The plans for the campus include student and temporary housing, a new student services facility, and a pedestrian-friendly layout that incorporates the natural setting. The Thebacha Campus will remain the institution’s administrative centre and will undergo additions that are estimated at $96.9M. These additions include new student residences and temporary housing and a heavy equipment garage. The plan for the Inuvik campus includes $60M in additions that include new family housing and a student services and amenity building. Preliminary plans for the development of community learning centres are also in place. CBC| NWT Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.