Dal steps up support for Aboriginal students with full‑time advisor and support centre – Dal News

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Dal steps up support for Aboriginal students with full‑time advisor and support centre – Dal News

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20162120 Views

May 11, 2016

Dalhousie has established its first full-time Aboriginal student advisor position and created an affiliated campus centre to boost support for students from indigenous communities attending the university.

The advisor and centre will offer a range of services and supports aimed at fostering a sense of community among Aboriginal students on campus and enhancing their chances of success both in and out of the classroom.

The new supports are part of a three-year pilot project that emerged out of a memorandum of understanding between Dal and The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM), an organization that advocates for First Nations communities across Nova Scotia.

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