Indigenous Student Centre


A welcoming and supportive environment for Indigenous Students

The Indigenous Student Centre offers a supportive environment for students to gather, meet other students, and have access to supports and services.

Please follow our social media channels (Facebook: "Dalhousie's Indigenous Student Centre"​ and Instragram: "dalindigenouscentre") for updates and to stay connected.

Student queries should be directed to 902-494-8863​ or isc@dal.ca​

NOTE: The following motion was approved by Senate on Monday, June 14, 2021:

MOTION: THAT the Senate Learning and Teaching Committee recommend to the Senate that Indigenous students currently enrolled in spring/summer 2021 classes at Dalhousie be granted requests for assignment extensions and rescheduled examinations.

 

Dalhousie welcomes 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:

VISIT THE CENTRE

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Visit our Centre at 1321 Edward Street to take advantage of our advising, tutors, and computer lab, and meet other Indigenous students. We also host social gatherings, cultural events and information sessions.

TRADITIONAL SMUDGING

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The Indigenous Student Centre offers traditional smudging. We welcome students and Elders to visit the centre to use our smudging facilities. Plant medicines are available.

FINANCIAL AWARDS

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Financial Awards are posted on the ISC bulletin board, and on our social media channels. Deadlines happen throughout the year, so it is important to take note of those you are eligible for and apply. Do not wait for when you need the money.

CONTACT US

Indigenous Student Centre
1321 Edward Street
Phone: 902-494-8863
Fax: 902-494-3875
isc@dal.ca

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

MEET OUR STAFF

Michele Graveline, Indigenous Student Advisor


Michele Graveline

Michele Graveline (she/her) is the Indigenous Student Advisor at Dalhousie. She grew up within Treaty 5, in a historical Metis community in Northern Manitoba called Ralls Island and relocated to Mi’kma’ki in 1995. She completed a BA (Hons.) at the University of Manitoba (’92) and a MAEd at Mount Saint Vincent University (‘08). Her interests include Earth-based healing, plant medicine, personal writing, ecological relations, cultural safety, and anti-violence against women and MMIWGTS. She has been supporting Indigenous students in this territory since 2009, first in public schools and starting in 2017, at Dalhousie.

Michele can be reached at isc@dal.ca.