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Prospective Indigenous Students

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Welcome to prospective and future Indigenous students

At Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), we welcome all prospective and future Indigenous students. TMU offers a nurturing environment that acknowledges and respects the unique cultural identities and lived experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis students. Committed to empowering Indigenous students on their academic path, we work to support Indigenous students so that they feel heard, valued and equipped for success in their educational endeavors. 

Offering culturally supportive supports on campus

Once you join the TMU community, you will have access to a variety of programs and supports. Gdoo-maawnjidimi Mompii Indigenous Student Services offers culturally supportive programs and initiatives to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students at TMU, ensuring access to specialized services that strike a balance between academic excellence and traditional teachings and culture. Gdoo-maawnjidimi Mompii Indigenous Student Services is part of the Indigenous Initiatives unit in the Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI). 

Learn about undergraduate, graduate and continuing education offerings

Whether you’re starting your post-secondary journey or continuing your students at a graduate level, TMU offers a variety of programs for Indigenous learners:

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Undergraduate education for Indigenous students

At TMU, undergraduate education is an opportunity for Indigenous students to gain an excellent academic foundation—plus real-world experience. Learn more about how to apply, our programs and why we encourage Indigenous students to self-identify.


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Graduate education for Indigenous students

Graduate education is an exciting time of self-exploration and community engagement. Learn about programs and opportunities within the Yeates School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (YSGPS). YSGPS partners with Indigenous Initiatives in the Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI) to provide support for Indigenous graduate students in all faculties.

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Continuing education programs for Indigenous students

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education offers a number of Indigenous courses and a certificate program in Indigenous Knowledges and Experiences.

The Chang School also administers the Indigenous Foundations Program, a partnership between Gdoo-maawnjidimi Mompii Indigenous Student Services and Spanning the Gaps – Access to Post-Secondary Education, which is designed for Indigenous community members who seek to broaden their opportunities towards academic success.