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Indigenous Student Advising

Fostering a Supportive Environment for all Indigenous Students


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Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture in Truro, NS welcomes students of Aboriginal ancestry to discover outstanding educational opportunities that will inspire you and help shape your future. On all of our campuses at Dalhousie, you’ll find other students who share your Aboriginal background. You’ll also find personal and educational support services that will help make your university education the best it can be.

Our Indigenous Student Coordinator is focused on enhancing your success in and out of the classroom, and helping you meet your academic and personal goals—whether that's through sessions with math and writing tutors or perhaps nutrition and personal finance workshops.

The Coordinator helps foster your success by providing specialized advising and support, and by working with faculty and staff to create a welcoming and inclusive campus environment for our students.

Indigenous Student Services and Programs offered on the Truro campus, include:

  • Academic and career advising
  • Indigenousl culture-based activities, workshops, and performances
  • Elder sessions (story sharing and stress relief)
  • Mi’kmaq History Month activities (October)
  • Lunch and learns
  • Lecture series/guest speakers
  • Tutoring services
  • Student advocacy/liaising 

Indigenous Resource Room

Come visit our Indigenous Student Resource Room located in Room 154 of the Cox Institute. While there you can enjoy free coffee or tea, use the printer, or take advantage of academic advising, and meet other Aboriginal students.

Financial Assistance

We’re committed to helping you find ways to fund your education. Indspire, an Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people, also offer bursaries and scholarships. For a complete listing of scholarships and bursaries, please contact the Indigenous Student Advisor or visit Money Matters.