Aboriginal Programs, Courses, and Resources
The College of the Rockies is committed to providing service and support for Aboriginal people seeking further education or training at College of the Rockies.
The Aboriginal Advisory Committee works with the College and the regional Aboriginal Communities to identify and support the development of appropriate, relevant programming which serves Aboriginal communities and provides quality learning opportunities for Aboriginal students.
Are you an Aboriginal student?*
All Aboriginal students are strongly encouraged to self-identify on the COTR application form at Registration. If you are a full-time or part-time, on campus or on-line student you are encouraged to contact the Coordinator of Aboriginal Education , Robyn Beattie-Laine, to let her know you are enrolled at COTR.
By contacting Robyn you will be included on the Aboriginal student mailing list and receive information about Aboriginal bursaries and scholarships, employment opportunities and special events throughout the academic year. You are also encouraged to check the bulletin boards in the the Aboriginal Student Lounge R. 140 at the Cranbrook campus regularly to find similar information and notices.
If you have any questions or concerns about your program, courses, instructors or other support services at COTR, please contact Robyn or one of the COTR Resident Elders Marguerite Cooper or Herman Alpine.
You are always welcome to drop by the Aboriginal Student Lounge R. 140 on the Cranbrook Campus and the Aboriginal Education office R. 230M, located in Student Services You can also call 250-489-8209 or toll free 1-877-489-2687 Extension 3209 to speak with the Robyn.
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* By definition, the term "Aboriginal" at COTR is inclusive of all Canadians and Americans of Aboriginal ancestry: status Indian; non-status Indian; Métis; and Inuit.