INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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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

Programs for Indigenous students

Experiential learning opportunities

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work has 2 field placements that provide opportunities for students to apply theory to the practice of social work. Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work has 2 field placements that provide opportunities for students to apply theory to the practice of social work.
Course on Living with the Land: Indigenous Knowledge in Theory and Practice is a 10 day summer field course. Course on Living with the Land: Indigenous Knowledge in Theory and Practice is a 10 day summer field course.

Language courses

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Intro Nishnaabemwin A Intro Nishnaabemwin A Checkmark
Intro Nishnaabemwin B Intro Nishnaabemwin B Checkmark
Introduction to Cree Introduction to Cree Checkmark
Intermediate Nishnaabemwin A Intermediate Nishnaabemwin A Checkmark
Intermediate Nishnaabemwin B Intermediate Nishnaabemwin B Checkmark
Intermediate Cree Intermediate Cree Checkmark
Advanced Cree Advanced Cree Checkmark
Intermediate NishnaabemwinC Intermediate NishnaabemwinC Checkmark
Advanced Nishnaabemwin A Advanced Nishnaabemwin A Checkmark
Advanced Nishnaabemwin B Advanced Nishnaabemwin B Checkmark
Nishnaabemowin Immersion Nishnaabemowin Immersion Checkmark

Indigenous language programs or degrees

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
Minor in Nishnaabemowin Checkmark

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
Yes
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Arts
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
Yes
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Arts
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
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Master's degree
Program website
Graduate Programs
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Social sciences, other