A point where two roads meet - nakiskâtomeskanawa - ᓇᑭᐢᑳᑐᒣᐢᑲᓇᐊᐧ

The University of Alberta is home to a diverse and welcoming community of over 1,000 Aboriginal students from across the country, while the city of Edmonton is home to the second-largest Aboriginal population of any city in Canada. We celebrate our Aboriginal heritage, including the ancestral lands on which our university is located today, and we are proud to be the only university in Canada with a Faculty of Native Studies!

The Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) helps the U of A provide an environment that encourages full access, participation and success for Aboriginal students.

Our vision statement recognizes our commitment to the Aboriginal community on campus and for providing services that reflect this responsibility: ASSC honours the Indigenous worldview of education as a continuous ceremony of learning by respecting and supporting the voices and spirit of our community at the University of Alberta.