Indigenous Student Services

You will find our Indigenous Student Services at both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses. These centres serve not only as places where Indigenous students can connect with their heritage, but also as places of education for the broader Laurier community. All are welcome to our community medicinal and vegetable gardens, soup and frybread lunches, Indigenous Education Week and other cultural programming hosted throughout the year.

The Indigenous Student Centres offer supportive, holistic, cultural and academic programming for all Indigenous students – First Nations (status and non-status), Inuit and Métis at both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses.

What We Offer

Our Waterloo and Brantford Indigenous Student Centres offer a range of services designed to support academic success and engage cultural connections.

These services include:

  • Academic and personal counselling
  • Funding, scholarship and bursary assistance
  • Community outreach
  • Research support
  • Cultural programming
  • Weekly soup lunches
  • Access to traditional medicines
  • Admission assistance
  • Visiting program
  • Indigenous Academic Success Program and access to peer tutoring
  • Indigenous alumni networking
  • Medicine gardens

Come in and check out your home away from home, where great people are waiting to welcome and help you with your success.

Contact the Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Officer for assistance with pre-admission counselling, admission policies, funding and program planning.

You can also view a list of available resources on our Future Students page.

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