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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Canada Research Chair Program

Research reports published on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in the Canada Research Chair Program  The Equity & Inclusion Office in partnership with the UBC Vancouver Office of the Provost published two reports examining equity, diversity and inclusion for Canada Research Chairs (CRCs). These reports are a part of UBC’s CRC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action […]

Count yourself in: Complete the Employment Equity Survey

Count yourself in: Complete the Employment Equity Survey

Count yourself in using the new and updated Employment Equity Survey. It’s quick, confidential and one way you can help build a more inclusive UBC.

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Learn more about upcoming events and how you can get involved.

Unconscious bias in the workplace

UBC is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, safe and vibrant workplace by identifying and supporting inclusive and equitable hiring, selection, referral and peer review processes.  Unconscious bias is an ever-present challenge facing search committees in their efforts to ensure an equitable hiring process. Before finding ways to mitigate the bias from hiring, selection, referral and peer review processes, […]

UBC joins Pride at Work Canada to further 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion in the workplace

UBC joins Pride at Work Canada to further 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion in the workplace

This year, UBC has joined Pride at Work Canada, an organization dedicated to helping create a safer, more inclusive workplace that recognizes the skills of 2SLGBTQIA+ people.    By joining Pride at Work Canada, UBC’s employees gain access to programs, benefits, and services designed to support individual and collective learning and strategies for inclusion on the […]

Participate in forming a 2SLGBTQIA+ Affinity Group at UBC

UBC’s Equity & Inclusion Office (EIO) is seeking to support community-led connections for 2SLGBTQIA+ staff and faculty at UBC. We bring budget and coordination support to the table; you bring a vision of a more connected 2SLGBTQIA+ community for staff and faculty, and interest in becoming part of an intersectional leadership team. The EIO has […]

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021

IBPOC Connections, Indigenous Strategic Plan, and Equity Enhancement Fund are only some of the reasons UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021.