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“A Time to Celebrate Those Who Fought to Defend the African Identity”

“A Time to Celebrate Those Who Fought to Defend the African Identity”

February is Black History Month, and as part of honouring this month we asked students who are shaping the future through their involvement and leadership to reflect on this month, its relationship to the past, and its importance for the future. We sat down with Sally Asu, a fourth year student from Cameroon enrolled in the […]

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

Every February, Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, past and present, bringing attention to the vital role they have played throughout Canada’s history.

New Dialogue Series to Explore Faith On Campus

New dialogue series at UBC seeks to explore religious identity within the context of the university environment and what we can do to foster a more welcoming campus climate.

Call for Proposals: Equity & Inclusion Scholars Program

Call for Proposals: Equity & Inclusion Scholars Program

Faculty members at UBC’s Vancouver campus are now invited to apply to the Equity & Inclusion Scholar Program. The new program is designed to build capacity for transformative teaching and learning through the integration of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in teaching-related scholarship.

From us to you – Thanks!

From us to you – Thanks!

As we wrap up an amazing year, we reflect on a few highlights and say a big thanks to all! Thank you for your individual leadership, investment, and day-to-day efforts to help make UBC and the world a more inclusive place. We can’t do it without you. Thank you – and happy holidays! Year in […]

Q&A with Alyssa Reyes: Advancing a More Inclusive UBC

Q&A with Alyssa Reyes: Advancing a More Inclusive UBC

We connected with Alyssa Reyes, Intramural Events Coordinator with UBC Recreation – who recently won the President’s Staff Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion at UBC – to learn a bit more about how she’s championing diversity and inclusion in her work.

Welcome to UBC!

Welcome to UBC!

Sara-Jane Finlay, Associate Vice-President, Equity & Inclusion, shares a warm welcome to all of the new students who are joining UBC from around the world.

Have Your Say: UBC Pride Installation

Have Your Say: UBC Pride Installation

To celebrate Pride, we are working with campus partners to bring a LGBQ and Trans PRIDE installation to the AMS Nest. There are three design options under consideration – tell us which one is your favourite.

Q&A: Working to Build a More a Accessible Campus Community

Q&A: Working to Build a More a Accessible Campus Community

For National AccessAbility Week, we connect with Earllene Roberts, manager with the Disability Resource Centre at UBC Okanagan to hear her perspectives on creating an accessible, barrier free, and inclusive UBC.

Community Projects Awarded Funding to Build a More Inclusive UBC

Community Projects Awarded Funding to Build a More Inclusive UBC

18 student, faculty and staff projects are awarded funding from the UBC Equity Enhancement Fund. Projects will contribute to building a more welcoming and inclusive UBC.