UWSA Indigenous Advisory Circle Applications

The UWSA has begun accepting applications for the Indigenous Advisory Circle. The UWSA Indigenous Advisory Circle works to ensure that the governance, programs and services of the UWSA are operated in true and meaningful collaboration with Indigenous People.

The Circle shall advise and give direction on Indigenous projects and initiatives, implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and the implementation of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry Calls to Justice that relate to post-secondary institutions and Indigenous students including, but not limited to, language rights and the right to education.

The Circle shall guide the UWSA in campaign and lobby work to improve access to education for Indigenous students and address barriers and racism that Indigenous students experience.

The Circle shall receive and review the open session minutes of all standing and ad-hoc committees of the board, except for those of the EAB, and shall make recommendations on this business as it pertains to the mandate of The Circle before its ratification by the Board of Directors.

The Circle shall meet at least monthly, no less than seven (7) days before each meeting of the Board of Directors.

Open Positions of the Advisory Circle. All members of the Indigenous Advisory Circle must identify as Indigenous.

  • Chair (non-voting position)
  • Secretary (non-voting position)
  • Urban and Inner-City Campus Representative
  • Graduate Students’ Representative
  • Women and non-Binary Students’ Representative
  • 2 Students-at-large
  • Elder

Click here to apply for the Indgenous Advisory Circle.

For more information, please get in touch with the Vice President External Affairs, Jonathan Henderson, at vpea@theuwsa.ca.


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