Policy & Initiatives

We provide a full range of services that support employment equity, education, leadership and proactive initiatives while building resiliency and a respectful environment.

We are committed to heightening campus awareness of the University’s discrimination and harassment policies, and issues related to equity and inclusion, and human rights.

Informative Resources

Our office is able to:

  • Provide information about university resources and make appropriate referrals
  • Identify and explains relevant university processes and policies
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff to explore options in dealing with conflicts
  • Facilitate discussions and uses informal channels to seek resolution

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Knowledge & Skills Development

We work across the university to:

  • Embed the values of equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Facilitate dialogue on human rights, equity and inclusion with the UBC community
  • Provide Equity Enhancement Funds to support community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding at UBC

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Conflict Engagement

We provide the following types of support to the UBC community on the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, at no cost to faculty, staff and students:

  • Management and resolution of inter-personal conflicts between members of the UBC community
  • Facilitation of contentious group conversations within academic and non-academics units
  • Capacity building for having difficult conversations and building a healthy culture of conflict engagement

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Strategic Planning

We consult with the UBC community on:

  • Strategic initiatives to root UBC’s core commitments of student learning, research excellence and community engagement in equity and mutual respect

Learn more about our strategic planning, initiatives and UBC policies