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Ideas to action: Building a plan for a more inclusive UBC

Ideas to action: Building a plan for a more inclusive UBC

Louise Griep, Engagement Strategist with the Equity & Inclusion Office, shares her experience of facilitating the development of UBC’s Inclusion Action Plan (IAP), and how she hopes the plan will create a more inclusive and equitable environment at UBC. University-wide engagements around the plan will continue over July, August, and September 2019. The refined draft […]

Show Your Support as an Ally

Show Your Support as an Ally

If you don’t identify as a member of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, here’s what you can do to educate yourself, be an ally and help build a more inclusive UBC. What can you do? Respect people’s identity Be mindful of people’s comfort with how public they are with their identity, and how it can affect their […]

Find Your LGBTQ2SIA+ Community at UBC

Find Your LGBTQ2SIA+ Community at UBC

At UBC, we are building an inclusive community welcoming to people of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Getting to know your campus as an LGBTQ2SIA+ student may be overwhelming. Here’s some information to get you started. Get Connected Throughout the school year, the Equity & Inclusion Office hosts Get Connected events that foster connections […]

Love is in the Air: Pride installation competition

Love is in the Air: Pride installation competition

Calling all artists! Submit your design idea before July 28 for a pride-themed installation at the UBC Pride event on September 6. Use your imagination to build pride, inclusion and Positive Space at UBC!

Statement regarding UBC’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Over the past few weeks, university community members have expressed views on freedom of expression and academic freedom on campus, and UBC’s commitment to supporting equity and inclusion.

Revised: Statement regarding report of anti-Black racism incident during Congress 2019

We made a mistake. On Thursday evening, we were advised by the graduate student who was subjected to anti-Black racism and racial profiling at Congress 2019 that the language used in the statement we issued had made a bad situation worse.