Simon Fraser University campus: aerial view of grounds.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous Less than 2%
Academic staff who identify as Indigenous Less than 2%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Other (

Financial support

Emergency funds
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Aboriginal graduate student bursary for attending academic conferences. - MERCK Canada Awards and travel stipends for undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students--First Nations, Inuit, and/or Métis. - Emergency Funding

Financial guidance

Staff from Financial Aid & Awards work with both the Indigenous Student Centre and the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies to provide outreach, workshops and email updates on these topics. There is a designated Financial Aid & Awards Staff member linked to the Indigenous Student Centre which has expedited appointment times for Aboriginal/Indigenous.


On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
+ Other

Indigenous Student Centre, Elder's Program, Indigenous Co-op Coordinator, Indigenous Recruiter, Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator, Sweat Lodge


Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
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Two Aboriginal summer youth camps; MOUs with two local Aboriginal colleges and Metis Nation BC, contacts with local First Nations.