“The Indigenous population is growing six times faster than the non-Indigenous population in Canada — we need to draw on the talents and knowledge of this new generation.”
By the numbers
86%of universities offer targeted services
These services include academic counselling and peer mentorship to meet the unique needs of Indigenous students.
69%of universities offer transition programs
These include outreach programs in Indigenous communities, academic support and mentorship for Indigenous students starting as early as the elementary school level.
33%increase of targeted programs
Universities offer 233 undergraduate and 62 graduate programs on Indigenous issues or for Indigenous students - a 33% increase since 2013.