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First Nations, Inuit and Métis Students

Discover the supports available for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students and learn more about the community on campus. Supports include:

  • Advising with the Indigenous Student Advisor
  • Visiting Elders & Knowledge Holders
  • Community building, cultural programs and events
  • Social connections and transition programs


Indigenous at Guelph

Courses with Indigenous focus
Indigenous graduates from diploma, undergraduate and graduate programs in 2022
First Nations and Métis Faculty

Indigenous Student Advising

The Indigenous Student Advisor is here to support you and walk beside you throughout your learning journey here at the University of Guelph.


Indigenous Student Centre (ISC)

The Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) strives to foster a community of support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students based on Indigenous kinship.  The Centre engages people from a variety of Indigenous cultures and worldviews to create a diverse, inclusive and holistic community.

Programs, Events & Opportunities

Throughout the fall and winter semesters, ISC hosts a range of activities and events open to the campus community including socials, Orange Shirt Day, Learning Circles and workshops, movie screenings, visiting Elders and Knowledge Holders and Indigenous Recognition Week.

Indigenous Recognition Week

Indigenous Recognition Week at the University of Guelph is the third week in October annually.The purpose of Indigenous Recognition Week is to acknowledge the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit presence and partnerships on campus, and create opportunities for education and discussion. Indigenous Recognition Week is a collaborative initiative between the department of Student Experience, the Indigenous Student Association and many other campus groups, departments and faculty.


The Portico.

Financial Resources for Indigenous Students

There are many programs available to assist with funding your education. Here you will find some financial resources and opportunities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

Students walking on campus.

Become a Guelph Student

Interested in becoming a U of G student or learning more about the programs and services available to support your transition to Guelph?