University becomes first in Canada to offer waived tuition for Indigenous students


Last updated 7/14/2023 at 6:33am

courtesy of the University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo will waive tuition for students from certain bands.

WATERLOO, Ont.-The University of Waterloo in Ontario will become the first Canadian university to waive tuition starting this fall for students who are members of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation or Six Nations of the Grand River.

In a press release, the university announced, "Indigenous students who are members of these bands (on whose traditional territory the University of Waterloo is situated) and who are pursuing studies in a graduate or undergraduate program at Waterloo are eligible for this waiver. This is part of Waterloo's active work toward reconciliation and is a res...

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