Indigenous Services

Becoming a student

VCC applicants and students can receive support to assist with pre-admission program planning, band funding, and help gathering education records and transcripts. For support or more information, please feel free to contact an Indigenous Engagement Advisor.

Indigenous student on graduation day 

Priority enrolment

VCC offers priority registration and reserved seating for qualified Indigenous applicants in all programs and courses, as well as fee payment flexibility for self-identified Indigenous students. Candidates are encouraged to self-identify ancestry when applying for admission.

To learn more about VCC's programs or courses or our Indigenous enrolment policy, please book an appointment with an Indigenous engagement advisor, call 604.443.8310 or email

Additional information

For more information about post-secondary support for First Nations and Inuit students, read the Post-secondary Student Support Program and University and College Entrance Preparation Program: National Guidelines 2021 to 2022.

Start an education plan. Some tools that may assist you are:

VCC laptop 

The library offers free laptop and iPads for loan on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the VCC Library for more information.