Messages from the AVP

Centering care and supporting community-led affinity spaces in response to global events: A message from the AVP

Centering care and supporting community-led affinity spaces in response to global events: A message from the AVP

On September 27, a university statement was posted to express concern for the situation in Iran emerging after the death of Mahsa Amini, and to acknowledge the courage of those standing up for human rights and freedoms. As the situation unfolds, and thousands of change agents and allies continue to gather in Iran, in Canada, and around the world, it is clear that the impacts on the Iranian diaspora and international scholars and learners at UBC will be protracted and profound.

Actioning UBC’s commitments to equity and anti-racism: A message from the AVP

Actioning UBC’s commitments to equity and anti-racism: A message from the AVP

Dear UBC Community Members, As the fall term begins, it is an opportune time for me to update the community about UBC’s progress on its commitments to equity and inclusion. Since my term as Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion began on July 1, 2022, I have been meeting with key campus partners and affinity groups […]