Indigenous Services

About us

VCC’s Indigenous Education and Community Engagement (IECE) team offers friendly, helpful, one-stop student support in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. We are dedicated to creating a safe and empowering environment for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis learners. 

Indigenous Engagement Advisors

  • Program advising
  • Assistance with applications, funding, and education and career planning
  • Liaison between student and VCC programs and services, First Nation administration, sponsoring agencies and community resources
  • Assistance with transition into VCC and/or transfer to another post-secondary institution

On-campus Elders

  • Confidential Elder support
  • Cultural workshops and celebrations with Elders

Gathering Spaces

VCC campuses have beautiful Indigenous Gathering Spaces that feature computers, resource textbooks, and lounge with study and kitchen areas.