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Equity Enhancement Fund – call for proposals

Equity Enhancement Fund – call for proposals

As part of UBC’s commitment to advancing equity and inclusion across its campuses, faculty and staff are invited to submit a proposal by June 5th to the Equity Enhancement Fund.

UBC releases Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force report

UBC releases Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force report

A year after its inception, UBC’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force has released its report. The report contains 54 recommendations to address systemic racism against Indigenous, Black and People of Colour within the UBC community and to promote inclusive excellence across UBC’s two campuses.

IBPOC Staff & Faculty Get Together

IBPOC Staff & Faculty Get Together

IBPOC-identifying staff and faculty at UBCO are invited to a casual get together that seeks to provide a space to build community and social connection.

Search for a new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UBC

Search for a new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UBC

The university has launched a search for a new lead of our Equity & Inclusion Office. The new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will work to advance human rights; planning and evaluation; education; and systems change across the university.

Trans Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility

Celebrated annually, March 31 is Trans Day of Visibility, a day to intentionally celebrate the achievements and contributions of transgender and gender diverse community members.

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022. This designation recognizes employers across Canada with exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

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.

Statement on the Missing Children of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

Statement on the Missing Children of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools

We are heartbroken to learn of the confirmation of further burial sites of children at former residential schools. These discoveries are horrifying. UBC stands with First Nations seeking the truth about the missing children. For impacted UBC community members, support services are available.

IBPOC Connections: Building Community, Increasing Representation at UBC

IBPOC Connections: Building Community, Increasing Representation at UBC

“It’s the first time in my five to ten years at UBC that I’ve walked into a room where other people look like me. It’s the first time as a racialized person that I’m not being asked for something,” attendees of the IBPOC Connections inaugural luncheon told Dr. Maryam Nabavi…

Anti-racism Website, Fund Launched

Anti-racism Website, Fund Launched

New anti-racism website provides an overview of and accountability for UBC’s anti-racism efforts and connects the community with resources and updates, including new anti-racism funding available for student, faculty, and staff initiatives.