New dates announced!



New Change Strategies for a Complex World 

Ideal participants will possess a passion for change, a tolerance for risk, an appreciation for collaboration, an interest in learning and a desire for action.


NEW DATES: September 25 - 30, 2014


Spaces still available!


We're looking for opportunities to connect Haida Gwaii Semester students to local projects, causes, and special events in order to facilitate experiences where students can learn from the community through meaningful service. Through these experiences, we hope to establish partnerships where the HGHES, students and the community come together in ways that are mutually beneficial.

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Haida Gwaii Semesters 

Sk'aadGa Gud ad is - Learning Balance


Creating a new generation of natural resource leaders.


Developed for senior undergraduates interested in natural resources and the environment, Haida Gwaii Semesters provide students with an immersion opportunity to study in a remote,
resource-dependent community where the pressing social, cultural, ecological, political and economic issues facing natural resource managers around the globe converge at a local scale.

Students live on Haida Gwaii, attend lectures at the world-class Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay (“Sea Lion Town”) in Skidegate, tour the forests and landscapes of the islands, meet with local experts and knowledge-holders, and become part of the Haida Gwaii Community.


We're now accepting applications for the 2015 Winter and Fall Semesters, apply today!




Thank you to Dafne Romero, Joseph Crawford and Andrew Wright (Parks Canada), Jags, Dr. Hilary Thorpe, and Erica Rae Reid for photos and video footage

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Out of Class Experiences Haida Gwaii Semester Fall 2012 Haida Gwaii Semester Winter 2012 Haida Gwaii Semester Fall 2013

“It has been great to finally see the Kay centre used for one of the main purposes it was built - to provide educational opportunities and showcase to the world what Haida Gwaii has to offer.”

– Jason Alsop, Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay