Indigenous Student Services

Welcome to all new and prospective students! Indigenous Student Services offers a wide range of services and activities for our Indigenous students designed to make to your experience here at the College both interesting and fun. We have planned a number of special events throughout the year and we sincerely hope you take the time to participate.

If you have any ideas for events you would like to see offered, our team would really appreciate hearing from you. Come and visit us in Room A114.


Cultural Awareness & Activities 

Indigenous Student Services hosts a number of cultural awareness activities and workshops including guest speakers, crafts, and Elder as a Resource for our Indigenous Students to access. For more information on activities, please contact: 

Amanda Aitchison
Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 4318 
Email: amanda.aitchison2 [at]


Indigenous Peer Tutoring

This program is available for Indigenous students seeking academic support through tutoring, workshops or resources. It is an excellent resource for students who may otherwise be struggling with a particular course in their program. Not only does this service provide opportunities for students to receive free peer tutoring, but students can also obtain work experience as a tutor and earn part-time wages.

For further information or to register as a peer tutor, please contact:

Amanda Collina
Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 3929
Email: amanda.collina [at]


Coaches & Student Success Activities 

Activities are offered on a variety of topics such as study skills, time management, resume writing, interviewing skills, cultural enhancement and exploration, etc... The centre also hosts a number of external departments and visitors for student information. To connect with your coaches and for details on available workshops, contact:

Fennell Campus: 

Kristen Shoemaker-Johns 
Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 4322 
Email: kristen.shoemaker [at] 

Satellite Campuses: 

Tanya Jacobs  
Phone: 905-870-0306 
Email: tanya.jacobs [at]



The Indigenous Centre & Lounge provides a comfortable environment for Indigenous students to meet, mingle, socialize and study with other students.

The Lounge is equipped with up to date computers and a printer for Indigenous Students. Friends of IESS are welcome to visit the centre and fill out a "friends of IESS" form.

Fennell Campus - Room A114
Phone: 905-575-1212 ext. 3428