News and Stories
September 29, 2023
Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion shares a message with the community in recognition of Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.
September 28, 2023
As UBC continues to monitor geopolitical relations between India and Canada and to assess the implications for our diverse campus community, we are attuned to the ongoing distress experienced and expressed by many students, faculty and staff.
September 27, 2023
UBC is aware that current geopolitical tensions between Canada and India have caused stress and anxiety for some community members. Please know that there are services and resources available, including academic and mental health support and guidance regarding immigration issues, such as visas and work permits.
September 20, 2023
The increasing backlash against efforts to enhance the human rights, accessibility, inclusion and wellness of sexual orientation and gender identity minoritized peoples is extremely concerning. UBC is committed to universal human rights and fundamental freedoms – which are extended to all citizens. Read the full statement from UBC’s Provosts and the Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion in support of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities at UBC.
September 20, 2023
In recognition of the ongoing challenges faced by SOGI education, Dean of Faculty of Education, Dr. Jan Hare, expresses the unwavering support of the Faculty of Education for SOGI education and the exceptional educators who tirelessly champion its cause. SOGI inclusive education is particularly important in these times when disinformation is threatening the rights and safety of 2SLGBTQIA+ students and communities.
September 15, 2023
Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, shares a welcome message to students, faculty and staff at the commencement of the academic year.
July 7, 2023
Samaya is an undergraduate student at UBC Okanagan who has been involved with the Equity & Inclusion Office as a student staff member. Learn how Samaya has been involved in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion at UBC.
July 6, 2023
Manish is a graduate student at UBC Okanagan who has been involved with the Equity & Inclusion Office as a volunteer Equity Ambassador and student staff member. Learn how Manish has been involved in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion at UBC.