“Since I had not been back to school for many years, I was getting very nervous and stressed as the first day of school was approaching... I strongly suggest to anyone going back to school to take the Pre course Readiness Session... [Zhii Taadaa]. I guarantee you your transition will be so much smoother.”
Schedule for Level 1 – 2020/2021
Course 6: Climate Change & Communities : Vulnerabilities, Impacts + Adaptations (GEOG 3596)
Monday, May 4 to to Friday May 8, 2020
Optional Pre-Course Readiness “Zhii Taadaa” – Friday, May 22 & Saturday, May 23, 2020
Welcome and Orientation: Sunday, May 24 in Afternoon (orientation and introductions and BBQ)
Course 1: Introduction to Land Management in First Nation Contexts (GEOG 2196) – Sunday, May 24 to Friday, May 29, 2020
Optional Pre-Course Readiness “Zhii Taadaa” for GIS Course – Thursday, June 11, 2020
Course 2: Introduction to GIS Course (GEOG 2017) – Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 19, 2020
Course 3: Indigenous Knowledge in Natural Resource Management (GEOG 3307): Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 4, 2020
Course 4: Natural Resources: Policy and Practice (GEOG 4407) – Fall Term 2020 online
Course 5: Community Planning in an Indigenous Context (GEOG 3036) – Winter Term 2021 online
Course 6: Course To Be Announced – early May 2021
Pre-Course University Readiness Session
Zhii Taadaa (“Let’s Get Ready”)
Dates: Friday, May 22 – Saturday, May 23, 2020
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Algoma University
To sign-up for the pre-course session, please call 705-949-2301 ext. 4374 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The Land Stewardship Fund will be used to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in The Land Stewardship Certificate Program. Financial assistance in the amount of $250 will be provided from the fund to four students with a demonstrated financial need in one of the following areas: assistance with transportation costs, assistance with accommodations or assistance with tuition fees. Preference will be given to First Nations, Mètis or Inuit students.
Eligibility: You must be enrolled in the May 24-29, 2020 GEOG 2196 course entitled “Introduction to Land Management in First Nation Contexts” for credit.
Note: Completed applications along with all supporting documents are to be submitted via email to email@example.com. Incomplete applications and/or applications received after the deadline date will not be considered. If you have any questions regarding this application form, or require information on scholarships and bursaries, please contact Rita Vacirca at firstname.lastname@example.org or (705) 949-2301 ext. 4723.
Download the LAND STEWARDSHIP FUND IN-COURSE BURSARY APPLICATION FORM 2020 (xlsx)
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For first-time Algoma University students, you can apply at anytime. Once you have applied and been admitted, you can register for level 1 courses beginning on February 10, 2020, until April 24, 2020.