Supporting future leaders and change-makers of the North

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Education that serves the North

  • Learning technologies and work- integrated learning experiences that prepare skilled trades, diploma and degree graduates to be employment ready
  • Student involvement in research
  • Supports for program navigation, learning assistance and success
  • Land-based learning
  • Common first year courses that focuses on key issues in the North

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Supporting student health and vitality

  • Counselling support
  • Addiction support
  • Transition to post-secondary student life
  • Food access and food security
  • Support for gender identity / LGBTQS+
  • Common first year courses that focuses on key issues in the North

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Honouring Indigenous cultures and self-determination

  • Indigenous student centre
  • Confidence building through cultural identity for Indigenous students
  • Elders in the classroom
  • New learning opportunities that honor indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being

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Creating pathways to education

  • Student awards and tuition supports
  • Support for added costs of on-the-job practica while away from home
  • Child and family support