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Student Communities at OISE and UofT


Learn more or get involved with these groups available on the St. George campus! Both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students are welcome!

Indigenous Education Network (IEN)

The Indigenous Education Network at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) was founded in 1989 to provide an Indigenous presence at OISE and to establish a forum for ongoing and dynamic discussion, action and change. To achieve its vision the IEN support both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students and their study interests in Indigenous education; advances education research on Indigenous issues; encourages the development of Indigenous curriculum; and, collaborates with campus and community groups to strengthen its initiatives.


on Twitter at @IENatOISE or email at:  inen@utoronto.ca


First Nations House

U of T's Aboriginal Portal Visit the University of Toronto's new Aboriginal portal. (add link)



FNH Magazine is the print and online publication of First Nation House, a centre at U of T that provides a number of culturally supportive student services and programs to Aboriginal students and the general university community. The magazine celebrates aboriginal contributions to Canadian society and explores issues of relevance to all Canadians.



Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE)

A peer support network for graduate students. For more information contact SAGE's coordinators, Jenn and Tyler at sage@utoronto.ca. 


Infinite Reach Network (IRN)

A newly established peer mentorship network for Métis students that hosts a series of events open to all Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students, faculty, and staff interested in Métis culture and issues. Contact t.beaulieu@utoronto.ca for more information.


Native Students Association (NSA) 

From their website: The NSA is committed to creating social and cultural networks of students through feasts, social gatherings, conferences and cultural events. NSA also supports events run through other students’ organizations both in the university and in broader Canadian communities. As well, the NSA Council leaders are advocates on behalf of Indigenous issues in Canada. Full or part-time students—either undergraduate or graduate—at the University of Toronto or one of its affiliated colleges or access programs can join the group. Both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students are welcome. All members have voting privileges.


or contact nsa.exec@utoronto.ca

Information about these and other groups on campus can be found at


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