The centre has a fully equipped computer lab, study space and resource library that are available to student members. Ongomiizwin’s Elder-in-Residence leads a number of cultural teaching sessions, ceremonies and events throughout the academic year, and is also available for individual and group consultations by appointment.
There are three programs based in the centre:
The centre’s mission is to support and enhance the potential for success of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the health education faculties and programs at the University of Manitoba (dentistry, dental hygiene, medicine, medical rehabilitation, nursing and pharmacy). The goal of the centre is to increase the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit health professionals in Manitoba.
Ongomiizwin seeks to meet this goal through the following objectives: