For Queen's Students

Indigenous Futures in Engineering provides culturally relevant student support services to Indigenous students enrolled in Smith Engineering at Queen's. Working in partnership with the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre, InEng strives to support the academic, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of students. Through InEng, students have access to tutoring and exam prep sessions, mentoring opportunities with practicing Indigenous engineers, and liaison with industries particularly interested in the development of Indigenous engineers through summer employment, internships and permanent positions.

Learn about STEMInA, a tri-faculty success program for Indigenous students pursuing STEM degrees at Queen's…

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For Prospective Students

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Indigenous students considering study at the Smith Engineering at Queen's are encouraged to contact the Director of Indigenous Futures in Engineering for more information about the services available to them through this initiative. With a growing Indigenous undergraduate student body, particularly in engineering, Queen's is a supportive environment in which to pursue a post-secondary education.

For Indigenous youth, teachers, parents and counsellors

A key outreach element of Indigenous Futures in Engineering is the support we provide for Indigenous youth and their teachers. Visit our Indigenous Futures in Engineering educational site for culturally relevant educational materials, games, videos, activity books and other online resources to help engage Indigenous youth with science and engineering.

Learn more about resources available to Indigenous students at Smith Engineering:

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Read about the beginnings of Indigenous Futures in Engineering in The Complete Engineer magazine (PDF, 2 MB)


Director, Indigenous Futures in Engineering
Melanie Howard
613-533-6000 ext. 78563