INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY

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 (http://www.sfu.ca/fnlc.html)

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds
+ Other

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.

Services

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

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
+ Other

Two Aboriginal summer youth camps; MOUs with two local Aboriginal colleges and Metis Nation BC, contacts with local First Nations.

Programs for Indigenous students

Indigenous language programs or degrees

No level specified On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Department of Linguistics Certificate in First Nations Language Proficiency Department of Linguistics Certificate in First Nations Language Proficiency

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
Yes
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Comments
Joint majors available with archaeology and linguistics.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
Yes
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies