First Nations, Metis & Inuit Students

Catch your dreams at Lethbridge College.

Register now to attend New Student Orientation and FNMI Welcome on Tuesday Sept. 2.

Lethbridge College recognizes that it is situated in traditional Blackfoot territory and as such has an Aboriginal Framework policy that reads:

The Blackfoot people welcome Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples to share in their rich heritage and culture. Lethbridge College is dedicated to providing high-quality education and support services with close links to the community through partnerships and being a fully engaged member of the local community."

Lethbridge College’s mandate is to support and help FNMI and non-FNMI learners in achieving their career and personal goals.

Whether you're a recent high school graduate or a mature student looking to re-enter college to upgrade your skills, Lethbridge College offers quality academic advising, career advising and employment preparation services.

DancerBeyond the warm welcome, our FNMI learners enjoy:

  • Personal, cultural, academic and career advising from experienced and dedicated FNMI professionals
  • One-on-one and group career advising sessions
  • FNMI academic advising
  • Information on programs, admission, registration and study skills
  • Assistance with FNMI funding, awards & scholarships and bursaries
  • Student-initiated social, educational, cultural and sporting events
  • FNMI Services and Student lounge
  • Access to Elders and spiritual advisors
  • FNMI Career Pathways Program

Your career begins with Lethbridge College. We offer:

  • FNMI Student Awards Manual: awards, scholarships and bursary information
  • Upgrading, certificates, diplomas, applied degrees and university transfers
  • Small class sizes offering personalized instruction
  • An on-campus day care
  • Learning skills workshops in the Learning Café
  • Accessible computer labs across campus, including work stations in the FNMI Services & Student Lounge
  • Accessibility Services: support for learners with disabilities
  • Kodiak athletic programs including basketball, volleyball, soccer, cross-country running, and golf
  • Career Centre: an on-campus student employment centre
  • Culinary Services: a cafeteria and food services
  • Furnished on-campus Residence and assistance with off-campus housing

Contact Us


Shanda Webber,
Manager of Recruitment and FNMI Services

Phone: 403.320.3242

Marcia Blackwater
FNMI Student Advisor
Phone: 403 320-3203 ext. 5731

Pam Blood
FNMI Academic Advisor

Phone: 403.320.3202 ext. 5359

Our logo captures the essence of Lethbridge College’s FNMI education programs and support services. Representing a Blackfoot tipi cover, the logo signifies the college’s dedication to providing an inclusive learning environment for all FNMI and non-FNMI people.