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Aboriginal Access to Engineering

For Queen's Students

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

For Prospective Students

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

For Aboriginal youth, teachers, parents and counsellors

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



Meet Kaitlyn Brant (Sci '16) and learn about her experience as an Aboriginal engineering student at Queen's




Read about the beginnings of Aboriginal Access to Engineering in "The Complete Engineer" magazine


Melanie Howard, BAH, B.Ed
Aboriginal Access to Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
Tel: 613 533-6000 ext. 78563
Fax: 613-533-6500



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