Indigenous Student Services Coordinator
The Indigenous student services coordinator facilitates the development of institutional culture, space, systems and supports that foster access and success for Indigenous students.?
Some responsibilities of this role include:
- Providing direct support for Indigenous students online and on campus
- Offering activities and events that promote awareness and understanding of Indigenous cultures online and on campus
- Facilitating opportunities for Indigenous students to network and build a community online and on campus
Candice Cook is Royal Roads University's Indigenous student services coordinator. Prior to this role, Candice has worked as a teacher and an Indigenous Graduation Coach in Alberta and within the Czech Republic
Candice is Cree and Métis from the Lesser Slave Lake region located on Treaty 8 territory. Candice is a member of the Driftpile Cree Nation and holds close ties to the Métis Nation of Alberta.
Candice holds a Master of Education in Educational Policy Studies specializing in Indigenous Peoples Education from the University of Alberta.