Indigenous SFU Community Stories


SFU Idle No More

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Although the Idle No More movement may appear to have disappeared from national media coverage it is still active in many communities including that of Simon Fraser University. On Monday, April 8th SFU students, alumni, faculty and staff came together to hold an Idle No More rally at the Burnaby campus.

By: Lindsay Wainwright 16543 reads | 0 comments

Invitation to Participate in a Research Project: Why do Aboriginal Students Stay or Leave University?

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The main goal of the research project is to identify the key factors that help and hinder students completing their programs at Simon Fraser University. This project aims to understand student experiences at SFU though one-on one interviews. 
To find out more... 

By: Michelle Pidgeon 5219 reads | 0 comments

Citizenship, Business and First Nations: Finding a Way Forward


Net Impact as part of their mission statement as emerging business leaders is to make a positive environmental, social and economic impact in the Vancouver community by advocating responsible and sustainable business practices.

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First Nations Student Association at SFU Orienatation

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The First Nations Student Association was part of the Orientation for the first time ever in the history of SFU this year a great step in the right direction for not only the FNSA but the SFU Orientation program as well.

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Coast Salish Singing

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Karen went to the Coast Salish singing workshop for several reasons. First she was aboriginal, new to SFU and thought it would be fun. Also she would be able to meet some other aboriginal students. Find out more about Coast Salish Singing...

By: Karen Johnson, Lytton First Nation 6339 reads | 0 comments

SFU Engages in Aboriginal Youth


In working with SFU Undergrad Alissa Derrick the cultural coordinator of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, SFU hosted Aboriginal youth enrolled in the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Summer Day Camp Program for a day of fun activities with cultural teachings.

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SFU Opens Up New World for Jessica Humchitt

The Aboriginal Pre-Health Program is a bridging program designed for Aboriginal high school graduates and mature students. The program helps students explore health career options and get the academic prerequisites they need to pursue post-secondary health or health science programs such as nursing, midwifery, or public health. 
By: Amy Robertson 6036 reads | 0 comments

First Nations Student Association Contribution Supports ISC Tutoring Program

First Nations Student Association

To support Indigenous students that are in need of additional educational support the First Nations Student Association matches the Office for Aboriginal Peoples contribution of $5000 to the Indigenous Student Centre.

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