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Have Your Say: LGBQ and Trans Pride Installation at UBC

Have Your Say: LGBQ and Trans Pride Installation at UBC

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.

A Quick Guide to Ramadan

A Quick Guide to Ramadan

Learn more about Ramadan, a month of fasting, worship, and reflection. Explore how you can support colleagues and friends who are observing this spiritual occasion.

Q&A: Insights on Community, Activism and Changemaking

Q&A: Insights on Community, Activism and Changemaking

On March 14, we’re pleased to host “Lead, Succeed, and Inspire: Join Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould for an Evening with Changemakers” in recognition of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Ahead of that event, our panelist Cicely Blain – writer, facilitator, activist, artist, founder, Black Lives Matter Vancouver, and UBC […]

UBC Celebrates International Women’s Day

UBC Celebrates International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Today we recognize the incredible and diverse women that shape UBC – and all our lives and communities.

Spotlight on Diversity and Creativity in the Skilled Trades

Spotlight on Diversity and Creativity in the Skilled Trades

International Women’s Day is on March 8th. We hear from one of UBC’s newest journey-level steamfitters on why she chose her career path and what keeps her busy at UBC. “One of the proudest things I can say is ‘I built that,’” says Nikki Gaulton. Nikki just completed her apprenticeship at UBC and has now […]

Creating Positive Change for Women Faculty

Creating Positive Change for Women Faculty

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, Dr. Jennifer Love, Senior Advisor on Women Faculty, shares insights into her life and career and how her work is helping enhance the work environment and opportunities for women at UBC.

Lead, Succeed and Inspire: An Evening with Changemakers

Lead, Succeed and Inspire: An Evening with Changemakers

In recognition of International Women’s Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, join us on March 14th for an evening of inspirational engagement and help celebrate the lives of women and people of colour as they share what it takes to lead, succeed, and inspire change.

Pink Shirt Day at UBC

Pink Shirt Day at UBC

This Wednesday, February 28th, wear pink to take a stand against bullying. Check out events and resources and learn how you can contribute to creating a positive live, work, learn environment at UBC.