First Nations University of Canada- Saskatoon was established in 1976. The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations entered into a federation agreement with the University of Regina, to establish the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (SIFC). The colleges the mission is to serve the academic, cultural and spiritual needs of the students and to enhance the quality of life, and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations. In 2003, The Saskatchewan Indian Federated College officially changed its name to the First Nations University of Canada, which offered programs in areas such as Indian studies, Indian languages, and Indian teacher education, social work, fine arts (Indian art, Indian art history) and social sciences. The university offers programs and services on three campuses: Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert (Northern Campus). In year 1983, the university has entered into over twenty-five agreements with Indigenous peoples’ institutions in Canada, South and Central America and Asia and signed agreements with academic institutions in Siberia (Russia), Inner Mongolia (China) and Tanzania.
First Nations University of Canada- Saskatoon campus was established in 1976 on the University of Saskatchewan Campus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The campus offered the Indian social work program, transferred from the Saskatchewan Indian cultural centre. The Saskatoon Campus offers students and staff the opportunity to learn and work in an environment of strong cultural support. The Elders are a wonderful resource to the campus.
- Art gallery
- Conference services
- Cultural and traditional services
- Department of Professional Programs
- Department of Interdisciplinary Programs
The college’s placement services offers various services for the students like resumes and cover letters, interview tips and mock interviews, on-campus job fairs, identifying job opportunities and identifying career positions.