Welcome all First Nations, Métis and Inuit students!

You have come to the university to create a strong and successful future for yourself, your family and your community. The U of M offers opportunities to for you to connect, participate and share your voice and vision in the classroom and beyond. Check out Indigenous Connect. To learn more about programs such as the leadership group 'Indigenous Circle of Empowerment,' visit: umanitoba.ca/indigenous

Like family

Step inside the Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) and you will find a caring, friendly and supportive environment, rooted in strong community connections and Indigenous ways of knowing and learning. Join the ISC's thriving community on campus!

The goal of the ISC is to foster your individual strengths. ISC provides you with academic, personal and cultural resources. The ISC is located in Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge, a culturally–rich space where community activities and opportunities flourish.

At the ISC you can:

  • Navigate through the university system (including the application process, course selection, registration, appeals, withdrawals and special considerations)
  • Access writing and science tutors, student advisors, Elders-in-Residence and on-site counsellors
  • Connect with your culture through events such as the Traditional Graduation Pow Wow and Fireside Chats
  • Get information about personal, social, political or volunteer opportunities through the U of M Aboriginal Student Association (UMASA) and Métis University Student
    Association (MUSA)
  • Explore job postings and career opportunities
  • Find out more about Financial Aid and Awards (scholarships, bursaries, student loans, etc) or First Nations and Métis funding agencies (including housing, daycare and subsidies)

Join the Circle

Circle membership at the ISC, located on the first floor of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge, is free and it provides you with extended access to the building's student lounge, kitchen, computer lab and study space. Stop by for a tour!

Indigenous Student Centre, Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge, 114 Sidney Smith Street, Phone: 204-474-8850

Centre for Aboriginal Health Education (CAHE)

The CAHE at the Bannatyne Campus is a place for Indigenous students enrolled in health professional programs to meet, study and explore careers and culture. CAHE provides
a welcoming and supportive environment that assists students to meet their academic potential through a variety of culturally relevant programs, resources and supports.

For more information on membership, programs and facilities, phone: 204-789-3511.

Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge which translates closely to 'the bald eagle who brings calming energy to the people who are facing the challenges of a strong force.'

Welcome all First Nations, Métis and Inuit students!

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