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Indigenous Students & Initiatives

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Boozhoo, Ske:noh, Hello, Bonjour,

Windsor Law sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. We are ensuring that Indigenous legal orders are fully acknowledged and respected in our teaching, research and community engagement. There is an abundance of Indigenous-specific courses in our Faculty of Law curriculum, including a mandatory first-year course on Indigenous Legal Orders and several upper-year options, including Indigenous law camps. We also have an Indigenous Legal Orders Institute and an elder-in-residence program. 

We have a vibrant and growing community of Indigenous and Métis students, faculty and staff, and warmly welcome applications from prospective students. I invite you to explore these web pages and get in touch with us should you have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Most recently, we have developed an Indigenous pre-Law skills-based training program, led by our Indigenous faculty. The intensive five-day training is a useful stepping stone to our Faculty and we welcome your participation. Thank you for your interest in Windsor Law. 

Miigwetch/Nia:wen.

Beverly Jacobs, Professor and Associate Dean (Academic)
Wissam Aoun, Professor and Acting Associate Dean (Academic)

 

ADMISSIONS

Indigenous Applicants are encouraged to identify themselves as such in the admissions process.
 
Specific information about admissions criteria can be obtained at the following link: Admission Criteria 
 
Windsor Law, like all other Ontario law schools, uses a common online application service called the Ontario Law School Application Service (OLSAS). For more information please contact The Ontario Law School Application Service P.O. Box 1328 170 Research Lane Guelph, ON N1G 5E2 Tel: 519-823-1940 Fax: 519-823-5232 Visit: https://www.uwindsor.ca/law/328/how-apply-jd
 
Tuition assistance may be available through the Indspire, Bursary & Scholarship Awards for First Nations, Inuit and Metis students.

Indigenous applicants will receive either an unconditional or conditional admission to Windsor Law. Those who receive a conditional admission must complete our mandatory Indigenous Students' Pre-Law Program that will be offered in August of every year. Details of the program will be provided to students. 

 

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