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New case study library offers examples of inclusion in action

A new case study library hosted by the UBC Equity & Inclusion offers a promising and growing list of examples of how departments and units are advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) across UBC. The library has been launched as a way to support UBC units and departments by providing some practical examples of how […]

What is a washroom audit? Here is what you need to know.

What is a washroom audit? Here is what you need to know.

As part of UBC’s Inclusive Washroom Project, Darcy Bandeen, an Arts undergraduate student, conducted an audit of nearly 1050 washrooms across the UBC Vancouver campus in Spring of 2022. To learn more about the purpose of the audit, we asked Darcy to share some insights about their work. What is a washroom audit and what […]

August 1st is Emancipation Day

August 1st is Emancipation Day

Unanimously designated as Emancipation Day by the House of Commons in 2021, this day marks the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act on August 1, 1834 across the British Empire.