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Universities and Colleges with Aboriginal Student Centres


Algoma University
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Anishinaabe students of Algoma University have an active Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students' Association (SASA) and are represented on the Algoma University Student Union executive, the Anishinaabe Peoples Council (an advisory committee of the Board of Governors) and the Cross Cultural Committee

Brock University
St. Catherines, Ontario

Aboriginal Student Services is one of seven services provided through the Student Development Centre to help students enhance their academic, personal, social and spiritual life at Brock.They work closely with Aboriginal community partners to enhance success for both current and prospective students.

Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario

  ABORIGINAL CULTURAL & SUPPORT SERVICES (ACSS) has been a part of Lakehead University since 1987. At the Thunder Bay campus, ACSS provides a culturally supportive environment to all Aboriginal students including Status, Non-Status, Inuit, and Métis. ACSS helps Aboriginal students to achieve success in their academic goals through a variety of support services.

Laurentian University
Sudbury, Ontario

Information about Native Studies, as well as Native Studies Association

McGill University
Montreal, QC

First Peoples' House is an innovative and unique partnership between McGill University and the Aboriginal communities. Playing many roles, including those of residence, gathering place and resource centre, it is first and foremost a community. Their aim is to provide Aboriginal students attending McGill with a "home away from home", where they can find support and encouragement to succeed in their studies and remain connected to their culture.

McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario

Since its inception, the Indigenous Studies Program (ISP) incorporates a very unique teaching structure of Indigenous knowledge which involves many Native peoples and Elders. This unique perspective assists all students from various cultures and background in learning about the history and lives of Aboriginal people within an Indigenous perspective. The faculty and staff who works within the Indigenous Studies Program are dedicated to educating Indigenous perspectives and issues, as well the success of our students.

Nipissing University
North Bay, Ontario

  The goal of Aboriginal Initiatives Office is to assist Aboriginal students in successfully completing their degree or diploma program at Nipissing University and to have an enriching experience while they are students here.  

University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

The Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) works closely with all university faculties to develop initiatives that support and benefit Aboriginal students. We are committed to helping First Nations, Inuit and Métis students by providing services that support your classroom, career and personal needs in a manner consistent with Aboriginal culture and values.

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario
Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services - also known by its acronym R.A.S.S. - provides a culturally supportive environment to promote academic excellence and serves as a place to balance academic learning with traditional teachings and culture.
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
First Nations House provides a number of culturally supportive student services and programs to Aboriginal students and the general university community

Trent University
Peterborurgh, Ontario

Indigenous Student Services can help you learn how to thrive in the university environment. An Aboriginal Counsellor/Academic Advisor and a Cultural Advisor are available to all Indigenous students at the university and to any student taking Indigenous Studies

University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario
Indigenous Services offer counselling services and programs to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in an encouraging and supportive environment. Through the promotion of postsecondary education, First Nation Services relays information on Western’s services and programs, admission requirements, financial assistance, and student life.
University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario
Turtle Island Aboriginal Education Centre was created in 1992 with the mandate of ensuring services and Programs to meet the needs of Aboriginal students in a culturally supportive atmosphere. ‘Turtle Island’ is not an island itself; maintaining a strong interrelationship with the other departments of the University, Turtle Island House serves as a bridge to other services on campus.


First Nations Technical Institute
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

FNTI (First Nations Technical Institute), an Indigenous owned and controlled post-secondary institute, was created in 1985 through innovative and dynamic partnerships between the Tyendinaga Mohawk Council, FNTI Board of Directors, Indian & Northern Affairs Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Education & Training, to provide access to post-secondary programs for Aboriginal people.

George Brown College

Toronto, Ontario

The Sahkitcheway Student Centre is a dedicated place for Aboriginal students to meet, study, access job postings, current event listings, community newsletters and college and university information.
Georgian College
Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound, Ontario
One of the best features of the Aboriginal Studies department is the Aboriginal Resource Centres located at the Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and Midland campuses. The centres are well known for their friendly, helpful staff and their relaxed atmosphere. In each centre you will find other students, faculty, Elders, cultural events, public computers, resources and so much more
Loyalist College
Belleville, Ontario
The Aboriginal Resource Centre was established at Loyalist College to ensure appropriate support for Native students on campus and to act as a liaison between College administration, Native communities and government agencies. The orientation of the Aboriginal Resource Centre is holistic in approach.
Sault College
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Enji Maawnjiding is a home away from home for local and out of town students. The Centre is the focal point of Sault College's Native Student population. Used on a day-to-day basis as a student lounge, Enji Maawnjiding also hosts a number of social and cultural events

St. Lawrence College

Kingston, Ontario

Aboriginal students at St. Lawrence College can get ongoing support from their Aboriginal Student Advisor throughout their entire college journey - from registration to graduation. This Advisor can help students be successful by providing guidance regarding College processes and transition issues; referrals to all College services; and information about College, community, and cultural events. The Aboriginal Centre (Eagle Learning Cafe) on our Kingston and Cornwall campuses features computers, work stations, resources, and comfortable seating. Aboriginal students can meet there to socialize, or to enjoy some quiet work or reflection time in a safe environment.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000