Past Events

Game Changers: How Are Assistive Technologies Making Sport Accessible?

Game Changers: How Are Assistive Technologies Making Sport Accessible?

From basketball to recreational skiing and hiking, assistive technologies are helping break down barriers to sport participation. Join us as our panel of athletes, changemakers, and leaders share their personal experiences, and discuss ways that sport is being transformed.

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019, join us for an exciting new event at UBC! From March 7th – 9th, Turn it Up and Disrupt will inspire positive change by educating and mobilizing our community to creatively tackle gender-based inequities.

Explore Understanding of Sex through a Cross-cultural Perspective

Explore Understanding of Sex through a Cross-cultural Perspective

This January 29th, 6:00 to 8:00PM, join the UBC Equity Ambassadors for a student panel discussion and dialogue on sex and empowerment through cross-cultural perspectives. Light refreshments provided. RSVP today as space is limited.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This month is a time to raise awareness and understanding about sexual assault and what we can all do to prevent it, by creating a culture of consent. Explore events and resources and explore how you can contribute to our culture of consent, including and beyond sexual consent.

Get Connected: BIPoC Students Movie & Dinner Night

Get Connected: BIPoC Students Movie & Dinner Night

Get connected with other students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Colour. Watch an award-winning short film that explores Chinese-Canadian and Indigenous heritage, enjoy a dinner, and meet the filmmaker.

The Power of Diversity: Better decisions? Better outcomes?

The Power of Diversity: Better decisions? Better outcomes?

Join us for an evening of dialogue as our panel shares their insights and experiences, and explores how inclusion of diverse voices and perspectives can deliver more innovative, more creative, and more inclusive outcomes – creating positive social and system changes, from health and science, to business and academia.

Watching Crazy Rich Asians in Vancouver (A Dialogue, Not a Film Screening)

Watching Crazy Rich Asians in Vancouver (A Dialogue, Not a Film Screening)

Lauded as a milestone for Asian representation, some fear it propagates stereotypes, or glorifies the culture of opulence of the one percent. On October 10th, join us as we try to make sense of it all.

Get Connected!

Get Connected!

Join one of our welcome events to Get Connected to the UBC community. Presented by the Equity & Inclusion Office in partnership with Jump Start, your official welcome to life at UBC.

Digital Spaces: The New Public Domain

Digital Spaces: The New Public Domain

Join us on Monday, March 20th, for a half-day conversation as we explore ways to build healthy and vibrant online communities.

Realities of Racism: (Mis)representation of Race in the Media

Realities of Racism: (Mis)representation of Race in the Media

On Tuesday, March 20th, join the UBC Equity Ambassadors and the broader student community as they discuss the extent to which mass media continues to perpetuate racism and explore opportunities for intervention.