The Division of Community Engagement

Student Services

The IHIP Team Members provide Indigenous students and applicants who are planning their professional health sciences degrees with the following services:


  1. Assistance and facilitating during the admissions process.
    • Indigenous applicants must meet all academic qualifications when applying for professional health sciences programs.
    • The IHIP Administrator will assist with the admissions process and connect applicants to available supports.
    • Students are given the opportunity to visit the campus early in the application process.
    • During the applicant interviews (where applicable), at least one of the panel members will be of Indigenous descent.
    • Applicants, students and interviewers are invited to a supper after the applicant interviews.
  2. MCAT Prep.
    • The IHIP Team can assist with getting applicants enrolled in available supports.
    • IHIP Team Members are available to meet with applicants as they require.
  3. IHI and Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry activities
    • The IHIP has programs and curriculum available for primary and secondary education students. Indigenous schools should enquire at

      Health Horizon Days

      Portable Science Experiments

      Student visits and activities on campus

    • Events take place throughout the year to celebrate academic achievements.
    • Recruitment and school fairs.
    • Primary Focus on Health Sciences and promoting interest in health careers.