Post-Secondary to Post-Secondary Transitions

Welcome to the Post-Secondary to Post-Secondary Transitions page for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students. The information provided here will help you to understand some of the strategies that work for this particular transition.

A video resource is also provided below!

The following are Best Practices for Post-Secondary to Post-Secondary Transitions selected from the ONECA Aboriginal Student Transitions Project (2011), and from “Walk in Our Moccasins: A Comprehensive Study of Aboriginal Education Counsellors in Ontario (2010).”

  • Visit and meet with the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Counsellor, unit and First Nations, Métis and Inuit services/programs at the location
  • Ensure that credits are transferable between institutions
  • Offer workshops on bursaries and scholarships
  • Develop plans on achieving a career pathway and various options
  • Virtual and live tours of college and/or university
  • Mentorship opportunities for additional support
  • Academic skills, resources, training and services
  • Reviewing the applicability of strategies in the secondary to post-secondary link to this situation

For a specific perspective on this particular transition, go back to the HOMEPAGE and select one of the following: Education Counsellors, Students, Parents/Guardians, Other Professionals or Communities.   There you will also find a list of web resources specifically tailored for that group.

  • Video: Success in Post-Secondary – Working Towards My Future