The First Nations Longhouse, a “home away from home” for Aboriginal students, provides a variety of services and is a student community hub.
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As a prospective First Nation, Métis or Inuit student you will find in this section information and resources to help make an informed choice about coming to UBC Vancouver.

As a current undergraduate and graduate student you will find information to help you navigate the numerous resources available on campus, all designed with your well-being and academic success in mind.

In both cases, you will find interesting stories relevant to your prospective or current experience as an Aboriginal student at UBC. Please take some time to enjoy them.

If you don’t find what you are looking for in this section or if you think we should add something, please tell us.

Student Stories

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Fall 2019

On Saturday, November 30, the First Nations House of Learning hosted a celebration event at the First Nations Longhouse in honour of Indigenous students graduating as part of the Fall 2019 class. The event saw Indigenous students walking through the ceremonial door into Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, followed by an honouring ceremony. The act of walking […]

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2019

The First Nation House of Learning’s held its annual Indigenous graduation celebration at the First Nations Longhouse on Saturday, May 25th, where 39 Indigenous students and two UBC honorary degree recipients, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Leona Sparrow, were honoured by families, friends and supporters for their achievements. Overall, 130 Indigenous students graduated this spring, […]