Indigenous Student Resource Centre (ISRC) – Memorial University
Located in Juniper House, 208 Elizabeth Avenue, Memorial University, (BP), St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7
|Tel: (709) 864-3495/864-8278 |
The ISRC exists to:
- Support students by creating a welcoming community, by providing an engaging and inclusive space, and by offering an array of programs and resources to ensure success.
- Assist the non-Indigenous University Community to walk a good path and build positive relationships with Indigenous peoples through the provision of education concerning Indigenous Peoples, places, cultures, and histories from the diverse perspectives and experiences of Indigenous Peoples.
- Work collaboratively with the University, University partners, and Indigenous communities and organizations to grow cooperative relationships rooted in mutual respect.
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Self-identified Indigenous students at Memorial University.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
- The Indigenous Student Lounge, a computer room, study spaces, as well as access to a scanner and photocopying. A phone for local calls, as well as a fridge, microwave and free coffee and tea with the occasional snacks.
- Writing clinics and free tutoring to help with essay writing, research papers and subject matters.
- ISRC hosts a variety of programming such as Visiting elders, Tent Gatherings, Bannock and Board Games, Wisdom Wednesdays and drumming and signing, and more. See our Facebook for details
- Student gatherings, occasional Indigenous films, Indigenous welcome events, Indigenous awareness activities, culturally safe spaces for students to practice smudging and Kullik/Qulliq lighting, as well as many other exciting initiatives.