Future Indigenous Students

  • 12% of all UNBC students self-identify as Indigenous
  • 1:8 faculty to student ratio
  • UNBC was the first university in B.C. to offer Bachelor's Degrees in First Nations Studies
  • UNBC was the first university in Canada to offer Master's Degrees in First Nations Studies
  • 236 courses featuring Indigenous content

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Student Testimonials

Gerfield Staats

“UNBC is a very welcoming place, and from the first day, I have felt at home here.”

– Garfield Staats
Six Nations Mohawk
BA Student
Political Science and Environmental Studies

Yahlnaaw (Aaron Grant)

“I have found a home within the First Nations Centre and I am grateful for this. Haawa (Thank You).”

– Yalhnaaw

Skidegate Haida Nation

BA First Nations Studies, 2018

MA Student (First Nations Studies)

Paneena (Sara-Lyn Harding)

“My proudest moment at UNBC was the day I opened my email and received confirmation of my graduation requirements.”

– Penina Harding

Member of the Secwepemculecw

BA Geography, 2018

PhD Candidate