LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY

Laurentian University of Sudbury: aerial view of the campus.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 10% or more
Academic staff who identify as Indigenous 5 to 9.99%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Ojibway/Anishinaabemowin/Nishnaabemwin
Cree

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs Faculty of Arts: 6 credit Indigenous course with at least 50% Indigenous content to graduate in the 3 & 4 year BA programs to be instituted in Sept 2017

https://laurentian.ca/faculty/arts/new-ba-requirements

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Graduate fellowship
Awards/prizes

Financial guidance

Guidance provided for the following:
OSAP - Students can utilize this to top up their income if they have band funding or they can use this as a source of school funding if they are unable to access band funding.
Dream Catcher Education Fund - This is for students who do not have access to band funding. They will pay for tuition and books.
Bursaries - Indspire, Rose Nolan, Royal Bank of Canada Aboriginal bursary, Canada Post Aboriginal Bursary, Hydro One Aboriginal Bursary, Waubetek Bursary, Laurentian Bursaries, University of Sudbury bursary, Metis Nation of Ontario Bursary, ONECA Post Secondary Bursary, Ontario Power Aboriginal Bursary, Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award, Husky Energy Aboriginal Education Awards

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Transportation support

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement