Writing Symbols Lodge

The University of Calgary welcomes, respects, and supports the rich diversity of Indigenous learners, their communities, cultural traditions, and aspirations in post-secondary education.

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Indigenous Relations Training Program (IRTP)

Registration for our winter IRTP session (May 10–14) is now open! 

In this 4-day course, you'll learn about Indigenous history in Canada, community and culture, and expand on your intercultural capacity in order to build strong relationships with Indigenous individuals and communities.

Register on CareerLink »

Hours of operation

Our offices in MSC 390Z are currently closed to better observe social distancing. You can still connect with us virtually for advising appointments, wellness support, cultural resources and more.

Email us at writingsymbolslodge@ucalgary.ca to book.

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Prospective Students

The University of Calgary offers excellent academic programs, and provides a welcome and supportive learning environment for FNMI students.

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Current Students

Access culturally based services and engagement opportunities that enhance the student experience and support academic success.

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Community

We work with the campus community, FNMI organizations and communities, corporate partners, and other educational institutions.

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Indigenous Grad Celebration

The annual Graduation Banquet and Pow-wow celebrates the success of graduating Indigenous students.

Find out more about the Indigenous Grad Celebration