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Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC’s Human Rights Advisor

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC’s Human Rights Advisor

For international Human Rights Day, Roshni Narain explains her role at UBC and how it supports the rights of our community.

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

This December 1, join us and communities worldwide as we commemorate World AIDS Day.

UBC Remembers December 6th

UBC Remembers December 6th

Join us as we remember the 14 women who lost their lives and stand together against violence against women.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

On November 20th, we honour those who have been lost to violence as a result of transphobia, and recognize the ongoing violence and oppression that trans-people face.

Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

Aftab Erfan, UBC’s first Director of Dialogue and Conflict Engagement, is shifting how we think about and engage with conflict.

Beyond #MeToo and #IWill: Changing Workplace Culture

Beyond #MeToo and #IWill: Changing Workplace Culture

#MeToo. #IWill. Awareness is important, but how do we move beyond hashtags and words to making substantive change to the workplace experience of women?

This Halloween, Take Care in What You Wear

This Halloween, Take Care in What You Wear

This Halloween, do your part to foster a respectful and inclusive environment for all. Remember to take care in choosing what to wear.

But Where Are You Really From?

But Where Are You Really From?

On Thursday, November 2nd, join the UBC Equity Ambassadors over (free) lunch and explore how you can play a role in making UBC a more inclusive and welcoming community.

Aftab Erfan, Director of Conflict Engagement with the Equity & Incluion Office guides workshop participants through an interactive exercise.

Strengthening Conflict Engagement at UBC

Equity & Inclusion Office is working to improve conflict engagement capacity at UBC. While conflict amongst individuals and groups may be commonplace, it’s how conflict is addressed that can make all the difference. Improving conflict engagement practices is key to UBC’s efforts to create a more respectful, inclusive, productive, and creative environment.     “We […]

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters

Each year on September 30th, we recognize Orange Shirt Day as an acknowledgement of the harm that the residential school system did to thousands of indigenous children.