Indigenous ServicesStudent Experience

About IS

Indigenous Services (IS) part of Student Experience at Western University is committed to supporting Indigenous students in reaching their highest potential through a culturally-responsive space, programs, and services that honour Indigenous cultures and languages, foster Indigenous presence and inclusion, and increase Indigenous access, engage Indigenous communities, and facilitate transition, retention, graduation and advancement of Indigenous students at Western. IS staff members provide assistance through services and counselling by drop-in and appointment. Specialized resources focusing on Indigenous issues in areas concerning academic, cultural and social needs are available; including career and employment opportunities and training/workshops. IS also offers study space, quiet areas, gathering space, a computer lab, printing services, and kitchen facilities; with 24 hour access for registered students.