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Colleges, institutes and universities invest in the future of Aboriginal students

Eleven public post-secondary institutions in B.C. are receiving funding for additional programs and services to improve the educational outcomes of Aboriginal learners, strengthen partnerships between post-secondary institutions and Aboriginal communities, and increase the relevance of post-secondary institutions for Aboriginal learners.

Aboriginal Service Plan funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education will support new and continuing programs and services, such as language programs in Secwepemc, Hul’qumi’num and Nuu-chah-nulth, a tourism program that provides participants with the basic skills needed to enter the hospitality and tourism sector, and Aboriginal counsellors who will provide students with educational and personal support.

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