The following Memorial University courses will be offered in the upcoming year, LIVE and on-site in Happy Valley-Goose Bay!

Fall 2015:

English 2390: Introduction to Modern English Structures
Folklore 1000: Introduction to Folklore
Archaeology 4182: History of Archaeology
Archaeology 3510: Prehistory of the New World

Winter 2016:

English 2160: North American Aboriginal Literature
History 1016: Themes in Aboriginal History
Archaeology 4015: Cultural Resource Management
Special Topics: Labrador Society and Culture

This is a wonderful opportunity to start your university education, build on your CAS transfer courses, or continue working on your degree.

For further information on the above courses, contact Martha MacDonald by email or by telephone at (709) 896-6213 or Morgon Mills by email or by telephone at (709) 896-6394.


Summer semester 2015 at the Labrador Institute: 

ED6924: Decolonizing Pedagogies is being held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay during August 3-August 20, 2015.  Classes will be held from Monday to Thursday 8:30-11:30 am. Dr. Sylvia Moore will be teaching this course; and may be contacted by phone or email for more information. 
To register, please contact Darlene Flight: or at (709) 864-4379.

Scholarship opportunity for Postgraduate Indigenous students: Postgraduate Scholarship for Arctic Indigenous Peoples

 Memorial University’s Faculty of Education in cooperation with the Labrador Institute wish to announce and seek your interest in: 

A Labrador-Based Masters in Education Cohort: The Faculty of Education and the Labrador Institute are seeking expressions of interest from residents of Labrador to see how many people are interested in joining a Labrador-based cohort. Interested persons should contact the Labrador Institute at 896-6395, or email (Ruby Best) by August 30, 2014.
The cohort will likely start in the Spring or Summer of 2015.  

As well as providing information and advice on programs at St. John’s Campus and at Grenfell, the LI is actively involved in promoting education taking place in Labrador. This includes the 4 year Inuit Bachelor of Social Work program which concluded in June 2013, an Inuit Bachelor of Education program beginning in September 2014, and annual intersession courses and occasional graduate courses. 

NOTE: For information on how to join the Inuit Bachelor of Education Program in September 2015 after having completed selected first year university courses, please follow this link

An educational needs assessment was conducted by the Labrador Institute in 2012-2013. The purpose of this project was to begin to identify the post-secondary education needs within Labrador, to inform the Labrador Institute of the efforts it can pursue in order to support these needs and provide guidance for future program offerings in Labrador. 

Data for this study was gathered from High School students and Comprehensive Arts and Science Transfer: College-University students in Labrador.  The project was carried out with the assistance of the Centre for Institutional Analysis and Planning (CIAP), Memorial University.  The Educational Needs Assessment Report was completed in July 2013.