Our Partners

Arts Indigenous Student Advising (AISA)

Arts Indigenous Student Advising (AISA) supports the success of new and continuing First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students. As part of Arts Academic Advising, they provide Indigenous students at UBC with academic and cultural support and to help you meet your educational and personal goals at UBC.Advising staff is available year-round to answer any academic and course planning questions that you may have. Please visit this page to learn more about AISA.


Dechinta: Bush University Centre for Research and Learning is a northern-led initiative delivering land-based, university credited educational experiences led by northern leaders, experts, elders and professors to engage northern and southern youth in a transformative curricula based on the cutting-edge needs of Canada’s North.

Click here to learn more about Dechinta. There are currently no Dechinta semesters planned for current UBC students. We will advertise future semesters as information become available.

UBC Vancouver Indigenous Portal

The UBC Vancouver Indigenous Portal is a resource for information relating to Indigenous programs, initiatives, research and services that are available on the UBC Vancouver campus.  You will also find information about general services that may be of interest, including a directory of events, Academic Advisors on campus, information about Housing, Childcare, Recreation and Counselling, and much more. Visit the Indigenous portal here.

First Nations House of Learning

The First Nations House of Learning was established in 1987 as a unit within the President’s Office. The Director of the First Nations House of Learning is also the Senior Advisor to the President. The mandate of the First Nations House of Learning is to make the University’s vast resources more accessible to Indigenous Peoples, and to improve the University’s ability to meet the needs of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit. Visit the First Nations House of Learning.

Unceded Airwaves

Unceded Airwaves is a weekly radio program produced by CiTR’s Indigenous Collective. They are committed to centering the voices of Indigenous people and offering alternative narratives that empower Indigenous people and their stories. The Unceded Airwaves team is comprised of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who are passionate about radio, alternative media and Indigenous topics and issues.Each episode speaks to Indigenous issues, current events and entertainment, and offers community contributions through their weekly #UncededMusic and #UncededEvents listing. Learn more here!

Meet more partners of First Nations and Indigenous Studies and the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies at the CIS website.