Aboriginal Initiatives

Welcome to the Rawlco Resource Center for Aboriginal Initiatives

The Edwards School of Business strives to be the leader in providing dedicated support and services unique to Aboriginal business students amongst the business schools across Canada. Edwards offers a two-year program, the Aboriginal Business Administration Certificate (ABAC), which is designed to provide pathway programming for self-identified First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students. Upon completion, graduates of the ABAC program have the option to transfer into the Bachelor of Commerce four-year degree program. Edwards provides course content that reflects the contribution of Aboriginal, Inuit, and Métis people economically and throughout the community.

We support the success of our students through dedicated services like the Rawlco Resource Centre - a student space for studying, research resources, computer, telephone and lounge area as well as bursary and tutor assistance.  Other services include access to Elder's services, cultural ceremonies, peer mentors and professional development opportunities.

The Aboriginal Business Students' Society engages students and the business community to build bridge to improve the economic contributions of Aboriginal people and provides social opportunities to gather with your peers.

With over 2,000 Aboriginal students on the University of Saskatchewan campus and a location that puts you on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon is the province's largest and most vibrant city with a growing Aboriginal population. Saskatoon is home to Aboriginal government offices, an urban reserve, Aboriginal economic development and a lively Aboriginal arts community.

Let us be a part of your success and prepare you for your future.