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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.

Activating Inclusion Toolkit

Activating Inclusion Toolkit

The Activating Inclusion Toolkit is designed to support units across UBC in incorporating equity, diversity, and inclusion into their strategic planning, priority initiatives, and systems and structures more broadly.

Listen, Change, Do more

Listen, Change, Do more

Recent protests and resistance in response to the murder-by-police of George Floyd, of Regis Korchinsky-Paquet, of Breonna Taylor, of Tony McDade, of Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others, have forced the broad acknowledgement of historic and currently entrenched anti-Black racism. Universities reflect, produce, and reinforce the same anti-Blackness, and the structures, logics, and cultures uphold whiteness. […]

UBC Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020

UBC Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020

UBC’s exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs have, once again, gained the institution recognition as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2020.

Equity & Inclusion Office Response to COVID-19

Equity & Inclusion Office Response to COVID-19

UBC’s Equity & Inclusion Office response to COVID-19 and commitment to delivery of services

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Saturday 21 March is UN International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a timely reminder as xenophobia increases in Western nations. How will you engage?