There are a variety of services available for Aboriginal students at McMaster, as well as a welcoming and friendly staff who are here to help support you throughout your time at McMaster.
The people you should know about!
Jennie Anderson – Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Officer
The Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Officer is here to assist Aboriginal applicants through the application process and the transition to post-secondary studies. The ARRO also provides linkage to bursaries, scholarships, and assists students in accessing Aboriginal specific services on campus and in the greater Hamilton community. All prospective and current Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to contact Jennie directly.To contact Jennie, call 905.525.9140 X:24325 or email email@example.com
Vanessa Watts – Indigenous Student Counsellor
The student counsellor is available to provide ongoing assistance and support on a professional and academic basis. This includes culturally relevant academic and practical advising for incoming and current students.
To contact Vanessa, call 905.525.9140 X:27459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Elize Hartley – Elders-in-Residence
Every year the Indigenous Studies Program (ISP) and the Aboriginal Students Health Sciences (ASHS) Office have the privilege of hosting Elders-in-Residence. The Elders come into the student space weekly to do crafts, provide support and advice, and to share stories and laughter.
- Melinda Fowler – ASHS Mentors
Aboriginal MD mentors are available to assist students with medical school/health sciences experience.
To contact the ASHS Mentors email email@example.com
Ima Johnson – Visiting Elder
Every academic term, the Indigenous Studies Program (ISP) has the opportunity to bring in an Elder to share cultural knowledge with the community at McMaster. Dinner is served during these monthly workshops, and all are welcome.
To learn more about the Visiting Elder schedule, contact the Indigenous Student Counsellor at, 905.525.9140 X:27459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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