Aboriginal University Transition Programs

Sara is working on her psychology degree in order to help Aboriginal communities. Read her story.

Envision your future as a university graduate

Our Aboriginal University Transition Programs are a rich integration of Indigenous perspectives with first-year university courses. While enrolled, First Nations, Metis and Inuit students prepare to excel in their undergraduate studies and earn transfer credit to SFU. The programs also help students explore new career opportunities and achieve community development goals.

Aboriginal University Prep Program

The Aboriginal University Prep Program is a bridging program designed for all students of First Nation, Métis and Inuit heritage who want to pursue post-secondary studies in the arts or social sciences. Earning your degree can prepare you for a career in a multitude of fields, including education, government and environmental stewardship. 

Aboriginal Pre-Health Program

The Aboriginal Pre-Health Program is designed for students who wish to pursue a degree in health or a health science program. For more information, please contact cep_info@sfu.ca   

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Hear from our students

After raising a family, Sheryl completed our program and is now pursuing her degree at SFU. 
Watch her video


An SFU mentorship project has set Reanne, an Aboriginal woman, on the path to her future in medicine.
Read her story

Janelle Dobson-Kocsis was dreaming of a career helping aboriginal people struggling with mental health issues but had no idea how to get started.
Read her story