Students

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 Indigenous 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 2022

On Saturday, November 26th, the First Nations House of Learning hosted a graduation celebration at the First Nations Longhouse to honour participating Indigenous graduates from the Fall 2022 class, including participating graduates from the Class of 2020 and 2021, who due to COVID-19 protection measures had missed out on an in-person event. The event saw […]

UBC Farm’s Indigenous Garden selected for Canada’s Garden Hall of Fame

Gardens Canada has selected the Indigenous Health Research and Education Garden — xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Garden — at the UBC Farm to Canada’s Garden Hall of Fame, as part of the 2000-2022 class. The Indigenous Garden, led Dr. Eduardo Jovel, who is currently the interim director of the First Nations House of Learning until June 30, 2022, […]

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2022

On Saturday, May 28th, the First Nations House of Learning hosted a graduation celebration event at the First Nations Longhouse to honour 60 participating Indigenous graduates from the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 classes, from a combined total of 260 Indigenous graduates at UBC Vancouver. The event saw Indigenous students walking through the Longhouse’s ceremonial […]

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