By the numbers
71%increasing Indigenous leadership
Well over two-thirds of Canada’s universities are working to include Indigenous representation within their governance or leadership structures.
Two-thirds of universities are incorporating Indigenous knowledge, methods and protocols into and teaching policies, programs and practices.
78%offering intercultural engagement
Seventy-eight percent of universities promote intercultural engagement through cultural activities, events, talking circles and cultural competency or reconciliation training.
69%do community outreach
More than two-thirds of Canadian universities reach out to prospective Indigenous students to inform them of available services, programs and supports.
70%partnering with Indigenous communities
Just over 70% of universities have a partnership with Indigenous communities and organizations to foster dialogue and reconciliation.
55%increase in Indigenous academic programs
Since 2013 there has been a 55% increase in the number of academic programs that include an Indigenous focus or are designed for Indigenous students.
Real change and renewal require dialogue between communities. And when that dialogue is active and engaged, everyone benefits.