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Whether you are coming from high school, applying as an adult learner or transferring from college, Laurier is committed to helping you pursue this next chapter in your education journey. We support a diverse population of Indigenous learners at our Indigenous Student Centres on both our Waterloo and Brantford campuses. We're here to help you with the application process.

Third-Party Sponsorship

If you are being sponsored by a First Nations band or Indigenous organization, you will be going through the Third-Party Sponsorship process

As an applicant to Laurier, please reach out to the Indigenous Student Recruitment and Access Coordinator if you have any questions about this process. 

Once you have accepted your offer to Laurier, please connect with your campus Indigenous Student Support Coordinator

Laurier's Indigenous Admission Policy

Indigenous applicants are able to apply for admission under Laurier’s Indigenous Admissions Policy. Eligible applicants will be given consideration for admission to Laurier programs if they fall within 5% of the established cut-off during each phase of the admissions cycle to a minimum of 70%. If you are eligible for this policy, the Indigenous Recruitment and Access Coordinator will reach out to you. If you have any questions about the Indigenous Admissions policy, please contact the coordinator at

Connect with us

Our team is here to help with anything you need when applying to Laurier on both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses.

Six Nations Polytechnic

Successful completion of the community-based, University Consortium 1 Year program at Six Nations Polytechnic provides the foundation for students to be eligible for admission into the second year of Laurier's general Bachelor of Arts degree programs (Waterloo or Brantford campus).

Our partnership offers students the opportunity to complete the first year of a Bachelor of Arts degree within the Six Nations community. Courses taken during the Consortium program at Six Nations Polytechnic are eligible for transfer credits towards a Laurier degree.

To take part in this partnership, you must have a minimum average of 60% to qualify for transfer to Laurier. If you are interested in programs not listed below, please email to discuss timelines and eligibility. 

  • Ancient Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology and Heritage Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Global Studies
  • History
  • Languages
  • Medieval and Medievalism Studies
  • North American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religion and Culture
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Criminology
  • English
  • Health Administration
  • History
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Law and Society
  • Youth and Children Studies 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have more questions about admissions?

Visit the Top Application Questions webpage or email us at

Contact Us:

Indigenous Student Recruitment and Access Coordinator