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St. Thomas University campus: view of brown brick buildings

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 5 to 9.99%
Academic staff who identify as Indigenous 2 to 4.99%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Maliseet/Passamaquoddy/Wolastoqey

Financial support


Financial guidance

St. Thomas University offers financial guidance through the office of Employment and Financial Aid. Information can be provided on Canada Student Loans, bursaries offered through the University, bursaries available through the Students? Union, scholarships, and other awards. In addition, we are able to refer students to community agencies who may be able to assist further in assessing cash flow/budgets to develop financial literacy skills. Students seeking advice regarding U.S. Student Loans and information are able to work with the International Student Coordinator who oversees this program. Financial Services is an effective resource for First Nations students who may be receiving band funding. First Nations students who have a disability may also qualify for Canada Study Grants. Support in that process would typically be provided through Accessibility Services after a student had notified that office that they are interested in receiving academic accommodations at St. Thomas University.


On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Transportation support
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Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
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A committee has been formed with First Nations leadership representatives from the four Post-secondary institutions located in the Fredericton an area also known as Ekpahak. The partners represented on this committee include St. Thomas University, UNB, NBCCD, NBCC.
Also, there are St. Thomas courses being taught in two First Nation communities.

Programs for Indigenous students

Indigenous language programs or degrees

No level specified On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
NATI 1113 Beginning Maliseet/Passamaquoddy I
NATI 1123 Beginning Maliseet/Passamaquoddy II
NATI 2113 Intermediate Maliseet I
NATI 2123 Intermediate Maliseet II

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
Co-op available
Distance Education
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
St. Thomas University
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies