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Dalhousie Indigenous Student Support

Aboriginal Student Centre

A supportive environment for Aboriginal students

Dalhousie, in partnership with The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq, welcome students to discover outstanding educational and engagement opportunities that will inspire and empower you while helping shape your future.

The Aboriginal Student Centre (ASC) helps create a sense of belonging to support your success while at Dalhousie. Our Aboriginal Student Advisor provides support and advocacy for all of Dalhousie’s Aboriginal students. We welcome you to make use of our personal, educational, and career resources to enhance your university experience:

  • Tutoring, study skills and writing development
  • Cultural activities
  • Scholarship and bursary information
  • Educational and information sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Referrals to supports on and off campus

For more information please visit the Aboriginal Student Centre website.

Indigenous Connection

A website for getting and staying connected and informed

The Indigenous Connection website is the place to go to find out the latest information on Indigenous news and events from around campus. It also hosts connections to many of the resources available to Indigenous students here at Dalhousie.

For more information please visit the Indigenous Connection website.  

Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC)

An Advisory council that advocates on behalf of Indigenous staff and students

The Indigenous Advisory Council is a strategic body made of Indigenous Staff and Students that provides advice to the senior administration of the university and others. It also advocates for initiatives to be considered by the university.

The Indigenous Council meets regularly to discuss strategic approaches to issues, processes and policies that impact Indigenous peoples across the University. Members of the Council discuss issues from diverse Indigenous perspectives while also bringing forward specialist knowledge and recommendations from their respective units.

Decisions and recommendations are brought forward to appropriate university bodies for consideration, approval and implementation.

If you have an issue or a topic that you wish to be heard by the IAC please send them to joe.maceachern@dal.ca.