Indigenous Services is pleased to offer a variety of services and programs designed to assist Indigenous students in succeeding at Western. Services are housed in the Learning Resource Centre which offers an up to date computer lab exclusively for Indigenous students, a job board, a quiet study area, and an archival collection of more than 1,200 books (available in Weldon Library), as well as a variety of other academic, research, and informational needs resources. Services include a Visiting Elder Program, a Cultural/Personal Counsellor, and administrative support to serve as liaison between students, the University and Indigenous communities.
Outreach and Recruitment Services provides presentations to high schools and community agencies/groups. Also, youth are offered three different summer camps, as well as ongoing sport and academic activities in partnership with the faculties. The new Indigenous Services-Health Sciences and Sciences Access/Transition Program offers student intensive, academic, and personal supports centered on a general first and second-year academic program.