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Your home away from home

Starting college is an exciting time! If you’re a supporter or learner of Indigenous descent, you’ve landed in the right spot.

If you have questions as you explore your options at Cambrian, don’t hesitate to email, or call 705-566-8101, Ext. 7303 (toll-free 1-800-461-7145), or reach out to our Indigenous recruiter, Nancy!

Nancy Burke

Indigenous Recruiter

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705-566-8101 ext.6210

Wabnode Centre for Indigenous services

Wabnode means the beginning of a new day, a new start, and a new journey.

The Wabnode Centre provides programs and spaces for you to participate in spiritual and cultural activities, and also offers specialized student services.

Access the centre as a student to:

  • Connect with friends
  • Meet new people
  • Get academic advice and counselling support
  • Apply for scholarships and bursaries
  • Get help working with your community funder/sponsor

The Centre’s Elders and staff keep Indigenous traditions and culture alive at Cambrian and will offer you support and guidance during your time at the college.

We encourage you to self-identify so that we can continue to support you and provide you with information about Wabnode events and activities. You can do this when you apply at, and in your myCambrian account (see the ‘Personal Checklist’ feature within the ‘Student’ tab.)

Wabnode Centre staff

We invite you to connect with our Wabnode team!

Ron Sarazin

Director, Indigenous Student Success and Services

Send email
705-566-8101 ext.7855
Cheryl Thurston

Office Assistant

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705-566-8101 ext.6487
Rosalie Henderson

Indigenous Student Success Navigator

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705-566-8101 ext.7700
Ryan Linklater-Wong

Indigenous Student Engagement Officer

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705-566-8101 ext.6814
Martina Osawamick

Indigenous Elder,“Nokomis”

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705-566-8101 ext.6903
Leland Bell

Indigenous Elder, “Mishomis”

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705-566-8101 ext.6258

Your Cambrian community

Going to college is about more than just classes – it’s an experience of a lifetime! Follow us on social media (@cambriancollege) for info about various events and activities.

Tour our campus in-person or virtually

Check out our labs, classrooms, and student services!

Important Dates

Select the month you are starting at Cambrian.

Scholarships and bursaries

More than $1 million is awarded to Cambrian students each year. Take the short survey in the ‘Financing myEducation’ section of your myCambrian account to see which awards you are eligible for.

Hardship bursary

We have bursaries available to help you with specific and/or immediate financial needs. Connect with one of our staff for more information.

You may also be eligible for these awards:

A relaxed urban city to call home

Sudbury is as unique as it is beautiful and truly offers up something for everyone, regardless of the season. Cambrian is within walking distance to several restaurants and shopping locations, and the city offers a ton of things to do throughout the year. If you choose to live in our on-campus residence, you’ll be within a short walk to your classes! Being a student in Sudbury will be one of the best times in your life.



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