Welcome to Aboriginal Access to Engineering, Queen's University

We're Engineers

A series of comic books that contextualize a number of disciplines in engineering for Aboriginal youth.

Hockey & Engineering

A video series profiling Cailtyn Lahonen, a chemical engineering student and starting goalie for the Queen's University women's varsity hockey team.


Engineering Week for Aboriginal Youth provides an introduction to university life on campus for students in grades 7 and 8

What Engineers Do 2015

A revised edition of our very popular What Engineers Do activity book is now available!

Unit Plans for Teachers

Our new Unit Plan, Grade 3 Strong and Stable Structures, is linked to the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum

For Youth

For Youth

Welcome to Aboriginal Access to Engineering!

We hope you enjoy discovering what a career in engineering looks like, and how exciting it can be!

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About AAE

We are committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal engineers in Canada. By promoting math and science to elementary and high school students, supporting the efforts of their teachers, and enabling access to post-secondary study, we are encouraging more Aboriginal youth to become qualified engineers.

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News & Events

September 29, 2015 / Outreach

Hi it’s Melanie, back from the latest AAE roadtrip. What a beautiful day for a gathering!  Sunshine greeted the large crowd out for the Annual Native Child and Family Services of Toronto Pow Wow, held in Dufferin Park this past...

September 22, 2015 / Outreach

She:kon, it's Melanie, checking in after my road trip to Curve Lake Pow-Wow.  I've always wanted to attend this event, but being a later September pow-wow it's always been difficult to schedule - 2015 was our year though!  Partnering...

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