News and Stories
October 24, 2019
By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant (Work-Learn), UBC Equity & Inclusion Office It was a full house at Sage Bistro on October 3rd, with 150 attendees chatting over coffee, tea and cookies as they eagerly awaited the arrival of celebrated author and professor, Dr. David Chariandy. Dr. Chariandy was the first author featured by the IGNITE […]
September 13, 2019
September 30 is #OrangeShirtDay. Join us in wearing orange as we remember and honour those who have, and continue to be impacted by the residential school system.
July 19, 2019
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 […]
July 17, 2019
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 […]
July 17, 2019
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 […]
July 12, 2019
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!
July 2, 2019
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.