Additional Resources and Services for Aboriginal Students at Mohawk College
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Aboriginal Student Services
Welcome to all new and prospective students! Aboriginal Student Services offers a wide range of services and activities for our aboriginal students designed to make to your experience here at the College both interesting and fun. We have planned a number of special events throughout the year and we sincerely hope you take the time to participate.
you have any ideas for events you would like to see offered, our team would really appreciate hearing from you. Come and visit us in Room i127.
Aboriginal Access and Recruitment Officer
A Liaison Officer is available to assist students by answering questions or concerns regarding college admissions, program information, career services, scholarships & bursaries. The Coordinator also acts as a liaison with high schools and various Aboriginal organizations, and promotes College programs and services through information sessions, College tours and career fairs.
Aboriginal Student Counsellor
Our Counsellor provides students with confidential personal, social and academic support.
Aboriginal Liaison & Communications Officer
Our Aboriginal Liaison & Communications Officer assists with the development and implementation of aboriginal programming here at the College. This includes enhancing a lot of the services we already offer and developing new innovative activities to bring the students, staff and aboriginal community together. We welcome any suggestions you may have regarding aboriginal programs and services here at the College
Aboriginal Student Association
The Brantford Campus is home to the Aboriginal Student Association, and the Fennell Campus is home to the Aboriginal Friendship Circle. Both organizations provide an opportunity for Aboriginal students to meet and interact with other Aboriginal students. Both organizations are involved in holding fundraisers, socials and luncheons for the students. Also, the organizations are active in campus activities and hold weekly meetings during the academic year
Aboriginal Student Lounges
The Aboriginal lounges provide a comfortable environment for Aboriginal students to meet, mingle, socialize and study with other students. Both lounges are equipped with up to date computers.
Aboriginal Peer Tutoring
This program is available for Aboriginal students seeking academic support through tutoring, workshops or resources. It is an excellent resource for students who may otherwise be struggling with a particular course in their program. Not only does this service provide opportunities for students to receive free peer tutoring, but students can also obtain work experience as a tutor and earn part-time wages.
Workshops are offered on a
variety of topics such as study skills, time management, resume writing,
interviewing skills, cultural enhancement and exploration, etc... For details
on available workshops, contact:
(905) 575-1212, ext. 7147
or (519) 759-7200, ext. 7147
Email: Kim Hill
Visiting Elder Program
The Visiting Elder program is available to offer additional spiritual and cultural support to Aboriginal students and to the staff of Mohawk College. Elders have been invited to provide leadership in events such as talking circles, as well as provide staff and faculty with an opportunity for more multi-cultural awareness and education. Visiting Elders include Bertha Skye and Elize Hartly.
For more information about services available at Mohawk College contact (905)575-1212 ext 3929 or (519) 759-7200 ext 3929 or email Aboriginal Education and Student Services