First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) established the Indigenous Continuing Education Centre (ICEC) to strengthen connections, communities and economies through sharing Indigenous knowledge and providing professional development and lifelong learning opportunities.
First Nations University of Canada seeks to have an ongoing transformative impact through education based on a foundation of Indigenous Knowledge. The Regina campus is situated on the atim kâ-mihkosit (Red Dog) Urban Reserve, Star Blanket Cree Nation and Treaty 4 Territory. Star Blanket is the first First Nation in Canada to create an urban reserve specifically dedicated to the advancement of education.
Situated on Treaty 4 and 6 Territory, the original lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda, and homeland of the Métis Nation.
ICEC creates greater access for non-degree-seeking learners on a path to lifelong education that leads to new opportunities or connections with Indigenous culture and tradition.
The Indigenous Continuing Education Centre (ICEC) strongly aligns with national and provincial priorities related to Indigenous issues and opportunities.
Various levels of government and public and private sectors are focusing on how they can respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 94 Calls to Action in advancing reconciliation and renewed relationships with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership.
Courses can be delivered entirely
online through self-directed
components, allowing flexibility for
self-paced and scheduled
learning and ease of access with no travel required.
In-person instruction on
campus or customized to
be brought to your location.
Through virtual instruction
utilizing the technology that
brings the classroom to the
learner. Remote delivery can
include real-time classes of drop-in times.
Through a combination of
online or remote delivery,
with some classroom or in-person activities.
Courses and trainings offered through the Indigenous Continuing Education Centre are non-credit programs which may qualify for Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant Funding. Please note that this is an employer-driven program. The employer must apply on behalf of their employees.
Badges, Professional Microcredentials, and Professional Certificates qualify for the Canada Training Credit, Re-Skill Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS), and the URAA Alumni Professional Development Award.