Indigenous Student Centre

A supportive environment for Indigenous 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 Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) helps create a sense of belonging to support your success while at Dalhousie. Our Indigenous Student Advisor provides support and advocacy for all of Dalhousie’s Indigenous 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


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Visit our Centre at 1321 Edward Street to enjoy a hot drink, take advantage of academic advising, and meet other Indigenous students. We also host social gatherings, including potlucks, cultural events and information sessions.



The Indigenous Student Centre is proud to offer traditional smudging. The centre has appropriate ventilation and sage bundles available. We welcome students and elders to visit the centre to use our smudging facilities. 


Indigenous Student Centre
1321 Edward Street
Phone: 902-494-8863
Fax: 902-494-3875

Summer office hours
Monday - Friday: 9am-4pm


Michele Graveline, Indigenous Student Advisor

Michele Graveline

Michele can be reached at

Linda Denny, Community Outreach & Transition to University Coordinator

Linda Denny

Linda comes from the Eskasoni First Nation, and is the Granddaughter of the late Knowledge Keepers Noel R. Denny and Sarah Denny, Medicine Woman. Linda is an educator in Mi¹kmaq language and culture and is excited to be here working with students and adding to the wonderful services at the Indigenous Student Centre. 

Linda can be reached at