About Us

Through leadership, vision and collaborative action, the Equity & Inclusion Office advances UBC’s commitment to excellence, diversity, and inclusion. The Equity and Inclusion Office works with campus partners to ensure adherence with Employment Equity Policy (Policy HR10)Discrimination Policy (Policy SC7), and the UBC Statement on the Respectful Environment.

Our Vision

The Equity & Inclusion Office envisions a community in which human rights are respected and equity is embedded in all areas of academic, work and campus life. Through its leadership, vision and collaborative action, the Equity and Inclusion Office will further UBC’s commitment to excellence, equity and mutual respect.

Our Mission

To advance equity and human rights at UBC by promoting diversity, eliminating discrimination, and engaging the community in dialogue and action.

How do we do this?

  1. Through robust data collection and analysis, as well as case and issues management, the Equity & Inclusion Office uses a research-informed approach to all of its work.
  2. Through education and leadership, we share the initiatives taking place across the University. Using custom-built presentations and workshops, a key role for the Equity & Inclusion Office is education and communication of the core values of mutual respect and inclusion.
  3. We support proactive initiatives, including developing resiliency and managing conflict. Through the creation of impactful programs, the Equity & Inclusion Office works closely with faculty, staff and students to ensure they have the tools and skills necessary to create a socially sustainable community.