Interested in knowing more about the programs and servies available to you at the University of Guelph. Visit ARC and speak with Cara Wehkamp, Manager or Natasha Smith, Aboriginal Program Coordinator to find out what ARC has to offer.
This is a two-day program designed to help new Aboriginal students and their families learn more about life at Guelph, what kinds of help are available, and the many people who are here to help you succeed.
This program is aimed at supporting first year Aboriginal students with the transition to university life and study.
ARC is a great space for studying and even has a library of textbooks that have been donated by fellow Aboriginal students for you to use while you’re here! We also have reference books to help you with your writing.
Need help with your coursework? Tutoring can lead to success! The ARC staff are available to help you find and pay for tutoring.
From mainstream counselling to visiting with Elders, there are a number of ways Aboriginal students can access support.
From Learning Circles and Learning on the Land to Drum Circles and Ceremonies, ARC has a variety of ways to learn more about Aboriginal cultures and practices. The events change each semester so check the Events section for more information.
The ASA strives to increase awareness of issues facing Aboriginal people and provide extra-curricular social activities, resources, and peer support.
In collaboration with Co-operative Education and Career Services, ARC can provide the tools necessary to help you prepare for the next steps in your journey such as interview skills, building an effective resume and career exploration strategies.