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Indigenous students

If you're an Indigenous student, you can take part in a variety of groups, programs and career opportunities.

Find a career that fits you

Experience & connections

  • Career Services offers programs, workshops and support during your time at UVic and beyond.
  • With the Co-op Program you can alternate study with paid work terms.
  • With a work study position you can develop skills during your study term.
  • Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community while you build skills.

Hands-on learning opportunities

These activities offer extensive hands-on learning.


Co-op work terms
Alternate academic study with paid work terms to gain workplace experience

On-campus community groups        

SELW̱ÁN SḰÁL (Elders’ Voices)          
Interact with Elders who provide cultural guidance and debriefing to students

Para-professional program position             

Campus Cousins          
Provide on-campus peer mentorship and outreach to high school students

Students as staff       

Indigenous Mini-University Summer Camp Chaperone       
Supervise Indigenous youth during a week-long overnight camp at UVic

UVic Students’ Society

Native Students’ Union          
Take part in this student-led advocacy group that supports Indigenous students

Work study position 

Creating a Caring Community            
Assist Aboriginal Service Plan coordinator with events, outreach and campus community building

LE,NONET student support assistant            
Help facilitate LE,NONET programs (includes outreach in Indigenous communities)

What's next?

To explore more visit the Indigenous academic and community engagement site. For degree planning contact your adviser for help.

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