Indigenous education centres

Support services for Indigenous students are available at our partner institutions. For more information about the services offered at each centre, please visit their respective website.

University of Waterloo

Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC)

Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre logoThe services provided by the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre are premised on understanding, respect, and trust, as well as a recognition of and sensitivity to the different cultural values and rights of Indigenous peoples and cultures.

They facilitate the sharing of Indigenous knowledge and provide culturally relevant information and support services for all members of the University of Waterloo community, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, staff, and faculty.


University of Windsor

Aboriginal Education Centre - Turtle Island

Aboriginal Education Centre - Turtle Island logo


The Aboriginal Education Centre – Turtle Island House opened in 1992 and for most of its existence has been located in a two story building on campus. Turtle Island House plays a critical role in the provision of support and encouragement to the University of Windsor Aboriginal student population.

They strive to increase the participation and completion rates of Aboriginal students, to raise sensitivity and awareness of Aboriginal cultures, issues and realities, and to increase participation in decisions affecting Aboriginal people and post-secondary education.

Wilfrid Laurier University

Laurier Indigenous Student Centre


Wilfrid Laurier Indigenous Student Centre logo


Wilfrid Laurier University has an Indigenous Student Centre located on both the Waterloo campus and the Brantford Campus, offering a broad range of supportive, wholistic, cultural and academic programming. 

They are committed to fostering a positive student experience for all Indigenous Students: First Nation (status and non-status), Inuit and Métis persons. Services include, but are not limited to admissions assistance, scholarship and bursary information, Indigenous academic success programs, access to peer tutoring and elder support.


Conestoga College

Conestoga College Aboriginal Services

Indigenous Workways logo - strawberry blossom inside wild rose

Indigenous Workways acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples.

The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations, also known as the Haudensaunee people. This land includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.

The University of Windsor sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie.